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Bartlet, Benjamin (1714–1787), numismatist and topographer, was born on 1 September 1714 at Bradford, Yorkshire, the only son of Benjamin Bartlet (1678–1759), bookseller and apothecary, and his second wife, Elizabeth Green (1684–1751). The family were Quakers: his grandfather and father suffered the seizure of goods for absenting themselves from the parish church; and ...


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Head, Barclay Vincent (1844–1914), numismatist, the second son of John Head, of Ipswich, and his wife, Elizabeth Bailey, was born at Ipswich on 2 January 1844; his father came of a Quaker family descended from the Quaker apologist Robert Barclay. Educated at the local grammar school under ...


Mattingly, Harold (1884–1964), numismatist and ancient historian, was born at Market Hill, Sudbury, Suffolk, on 24 December 1884, the son of Robert Mattingly, a clothier who became a JP and mayor of Sudbury, and his wife, Gertrude Emma Boggis. In January 1896 he went to the ...