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Durham, (Mary) Edith (1863–1944), traveller and anthropologist  

Harry Hodgkinson


Durham, (Mary) Edith (1863–1944), traveller and anthropologist, was born in London on 8 December 1863, the eldest of nine children (six girls and three boys) of Arthur Edward Durham (1834–1895), senior consulting surgeon of Guy's Hospital, and his wife, Mary, daughter of William Ellis...


King, Richard (1810/11–1876), Arctic traveller and ethnologist  

Elizabeth Baigent

King, Richard (1810/11–1876), Arctic traveller and ethnologist, was born in London, the son of Richard King. He was educated at St Paul's School, London, and in 1824 began a seven-year apprenticeship to an apothecary. In 1832 he was made licentiate of the Society of Apothecaries...