Griffiths, John (1806–1885), college head and archivist, was born on 27 July 1806 in the parish of St Margaret, Rochester, Kent, the only son and second of three children of the Revd John Griffiths (1772–1832), vicar of the parish and master of the ...
W. A. Greenhill
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Owen, Humphrey (1701/2–1768), librarian and college head, was the son of Humphrey Owen, gentleman, of Meifod, Montgomeryshire. The date and place of his birth are not known, but upon matriculation at Oxford University on 17 November 1718 his age was given as sixteen. He had entered ...
Shackleton, Robert (1919–1986), French scholar and librarian, was born in Todmorden, Yorkshire, on 25 November 1919, the eldest in the family of two sons and one daughter of (Robert William) Albert Shackleton, shoemaker, and his wife, Emily Sunderland. He attended Broomfield Boys' School...