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Atkinson, John Christopher (1814–1900), author and antiquary, was born on 9 May 1814 at Goldhanger in Essex, the son of John Atkinson, curate there, and his wife, Martha, daughter of Richard Causten of Mundan Hall. He was educated at Kelvedon in Essex, and admitted as a sizar to ...

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Christmas [later Noel-Fearn], Henry (1811–1868), author and numismatist, was born in London, the only son of Robert Noble Christmas of Taunton and his wife, Jane, the daughter of Samuel Fearn. He matriculated at St John's College, Cambridge, in 1833, graduated BA in 1837, and proceeded MA in 1840. Ordained deacon in 1837 (by ...

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Collingwood, William Gershom (1854–1932), author, artist, and antiquary, was born on 6 August 1854 at 87 Chatham Street, Liverpool, the eldest son of the artist William Collingwood (1819–1903), of the Royal Watercolour Society, and his wife, Marie Imhoff (d. 1873) of Arbon, Switzerland...

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King, Edward (1734/5–1807), writer and antiquary, was baptized at St Peter Mancroft, Norwich, on 22 January 1735, the only son of Edward King (d. 1775) of Norwich, and his wife, Sarah. He was educated at Harrow School and at Clare College, Cambridge...

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Perry, Walter Copland (1814–1911), writer and collector of casts, born in Norwich on 24 July 1814, was the second son of Isaac Perry (1777–1837), a Congregational minister at Cherry Lane, Norwich (1802–14), who later became a Unitarian minister at Ipswich (1814–25) and at ...