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W. A. Greenhill

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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 ...


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 ...