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Robert Curzon, fourteenth Baron Zouche of Harringworth (1810–1873) by William Holl (after George Richmond, 1859) © National Portrait Gallery, London


Curzon, Robert, fourteenth Baron Zouche of Harringworth (1810–1873), traveller and collector of manuscripts, elder son of Harriet Anne Bishopp, suo jure Baroness Zouche of Harringworth (1787–1870), and the Hon. Robert Curzon (1774–1863), son of Assheton, first Viscount Curzon, was born at 58 Welbeck Street, London...


Rich, Claudius James (1786/7–1821), traveller and collector of manuscripts and antiquities, was born on 28 March 1786 or 1787 at Dijon in Burgundy. He was probably the illegitimate son of Colonel Sir James Cockburn, fifth baronet (1723–1809), whose mother's maiden name was Rich...


Wallis, Helen Margaret (1924–1995), map librarian and historian of cartography, was born on 17 August 1924 at Dunkery, Park Road, Barnet, Hertfordshire, the daughter of Leonard Francis Wallis (1880–1965), a headmaster, and his wife, Mary McCulloch Jones (1884–1957), a teacher. She had a twin brother. After attending ...