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Penrose, Francis Cranmer (1817–1903), architect, classical archaeologist, and astronomer, was born on 29 October 1817 at Bracebridge, near Lincoln, the youngest son of the Revd John Penrose (1778–1859). His mother was Elizabeth Penrose, née Cartwright (c. 1779–1837), a children's writer under the pseudonym of ...
Smith, Worthington George (1835–1917), architectural and botanical illustrator and archaeologist, was born on 23 March 1835 at 19 Aske Street, Shoreditch, London, the only child of George Smith (1804–1877), a civil servant from Gaddesden Row, Hertfordshire, and Sarah Worthington (1809–1891) of Laxton, Nottinghamshire...