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John Robert Fowles (1926–2005) by Tomas Watson, 2001 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Fowles, John Robert (1926–2005), author and museum curator, was born on 31 March 1926 at Waygate, 37 Fillebrook Avenue, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, the only son and elder child of Robert John Fowles and his wife, Gladys May, née Richards. While his father commuted into ...

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Kenneth Mackay Monkman (1911–1998) by unknown photographer, 1969 [inspecting Laurence Sterne's gravestone in St Michael's churchyard, Coxwold] © Newsquest York Ltd (The Press)

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Monkman, Kenneth Mackay (1911–1998), book collector and restorer of Shandy Hall, Coxwold, was born on 17 April 1911 at 215 Warwick Road, Carlisle, the son of Wilfred Monkman (1879–1949), bank inspector, and his wife, Marion, née Mackay (1881–1962). The family soon moved to ...

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Thomson, (Robert Howard) Garry (1925–2007), museum conservator and author, was born on Carey Island, Malaya, on 13 September 1925, the son of Robert Thomson, a planter engaged in the production of plant oil, and his wife, Moira, née Spence. He was educated at ...