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Edmund Venables

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Burtt, Joseph (1818–1876), archivist and archaeologist, was born in the parish of St Pancras, London, on 7 November 1818. He was educated by his father, a private tutor, who was a Greek scholar and the author of a Latin grammar. He entered the public service in 1832 under ...


(John) Nowell Linton Myres (1902–1989) by unknown photographer Getty Images


Myres, (John) Nowell Linton (1902–1989), archaeologist and librarian, was born at 1 Wellington Place, Oxford, on 27 December 1902, the younger son and second of three children of Sir John Linton Myres (1869–1954), archaeologist and historian, and his wife, Sophia Florence, née Ballance (...