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Edward Clodd (1840–1930) by Emil Otto Hoppé, c. 1909 by permission of the E. O. Hoppé Trust, Curatorial Assistance, Inc., Los Angeles; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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E. S. P. Haynes

revised by J. F. M. Clark

Clodd, Edward (1840–1930), banker and popular anthropologist, was born at Queen Street, Margate, Kent, on 1 July 1840, the eldest child of Edward Clodd and his wife, Susan Parker. Of his six brothers and sisters four died in infancy and two did not survive childhood. His father was a ...

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H. J. Fleure

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Haddon, Alfred Cort (1855–1940), anthropologist, was born in London on 24 May 1855, the second child and elder son of John Haddon (1823–1904), head of a firm of type-founders and printers with a strong Baptist tradition, the family having its origins in farming near ...

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Rees, Alwyn David (1911–1974), social anthropologist and Welsh nationalist, was born at Llanarel, Coalbrook, Gorseinon, Glamorgan, on 27 March 1911, the son of Theophilus Rees, a winder at the Mynydd colliery in Gorseinon, and his wife, Mary, née Davies. Alwyn was the eldest of their four children, all of whom became involved in the world of education. He attended the primary school at ...

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Spencer, Sir (Walter) Baldwin (1860–1929), biologist and anthropologist, was born on 23 June 1860 at Stretford, Lancashire, the second of eleven children of Reuben Spencer (1830–1901) and his wife, Martha (1832–1906), née Circuit. Reuben, a pillar of Manchester congregationalism, rose from clerk to managing director of ...

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Sir (Walter) Baldwin Spencer (1860–1929) by unknown photographer reproduced courtesy of Museum of Victoria, Melbourne

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Turner, Victor Witter (1920–1983), social anthropologist, was born on 28 May 1920 at 13 Riverside Road, Cathcart, Glasgow, the only child of Captain Norman Turner (1895–1975), electrical engineer and officer in the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War, and Violet, née...