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Armstrong, Wallace Edwin (1896–1980), anthropologist and economist, was born on 24 February 1896 at 2 Deerbrook Road, Norwood, London, the second of three sons of William Wallace Armstrong, a civil servant with the Local Government Board, and his wife, Alice Imeson of Herne Hill, London...

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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

Reviser 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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Hill, Mary Eglantyne [Polly] (1914–2005), economic anthropologist, was born on 10 June 1914 at 35 Park Side, Cambridge, the eldest child of Archibald Vivian Hill (1886–1977), physiologist, and his wife, Margaret Neville, née Keynes (d. 1970), social reformer. She was the progeny of a formidable ...

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Sir Roland Smith (1928–2003) by Chris Hay, 1987 © Chris Hay; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Smith, Sir Roland (1928–2003), marketing scholar and businessman, was born on 1 October 1928 at 226 Palmerston Street, Beswick, Manchester, the son of Joshua Smith, police sergeant, and his wife, Hannah, née Hamblet. His father, originally from Bolton, had been a miner before joining the police. ...