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W. E. Le Gros Clark

revised by Harold Ellis

Keith, Sir Arthur (1866–1955), museum curator and palaeoanthropologist, was born on 5 February 1866 at Old Machar, Aberdeenshire, the sixth of the ten children of John Keith, a farmer, and his wife, Jessica (Jessie) Macpherson. To prepare for a medical education he went to ...


Sir Arthur Keith (1866–1955) by Sir William Rothenstein, 1928 © Estate of Sir William Rothenstein / National Portrait Gallery, London


Arthur Hughes

revised by B. F. Cook

Murray, Alexander Stuart (1841–1904), museum curator, was born at Arbirlot, near Arbroath in Forfarshire, on 8 January 1841, the eldest son in a family of four sons and four daughters of George Murray (b. 1814), a tradesman, and his wife, Helen Margaret Sayles (...