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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 ...

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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 ...