Thomas Gale
Thomas Gale (1635/1636? – 7 or 8 April 1702) was an English classical scholar, antiquarian and cleric.
Gale was born at Scruton, Yorkshire. He was educated at Westminster School and Trinity Colleg...
Thomas Moule
Thomas Moule (1784 – January 1851) was an English antiquarian, writer on heraldry, and map-maker. He is best known for his popular and highly decorated county maps of England, steel-engraved an...
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Roger Twysden
Sir Roger Twysden, 2nd Baronet (21 August 1597 – 27 June 1672), of Roydon Hall in Kent, was an English historian and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1625 and 1640.<...
George Henry Dashwood
George Henry Dashwood (21 October 1801 – 9 February 1869) was a British antiquary.
Dashwood was born at Downham Market, Norfolk, on 21 October 1801, the son of the Rev. James Dashwood, rector of D...
John Adamson (antiquary)
John Adamson (1787–1855) was an antiquary and Portuguese scholar from Newcastle upon Tyne.
Adamson, the son of Lieutenant Cuthbert Adamson, R.N., and his second wife Mary, was born on 13 Se...
Alan Hunter (author)
Alan Hunter (25 June 1922 – 26 February 2005) was an English author of crime fiction. All of his 46 novels feature Inspector George Gently and are mainly set in East Anglia. Initially a farmer, he bec...
Thomas Gery Cullum
Sir Thomas Gery Cullum, 7th Baronet (30 November 1741 – 8 September 1831) was a medical doctor educated at London Charterhouse and Trinity College, Cambridge, and who later practised surgery at Bury S...
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Albert Sorby Buxton
Albert Sorby Buxton (1867–1932) was an English painter from Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. He was also a local historian, the town's antiquarian.Sorby gave a collection of watercolours to Mansfied's art ...
John Paul Rylands
John Paul Rylands, FSA (1846 – 2 March 1923, Birkenhead), was an English barrister, genealogist and topographer.John Paul Rylands was the son of Thomas G. Rylands. He was admitted to the Bar from the ...
Edward Solly (chemist)
Edward Solly (1819–1886) was an English chemist and antiquary.
He was born in London on 11 October 1819, the son of Edward Solly the merchant and collector. The Sollys were a nonconformist family,...
Charles Roach Smith
Charles Roach Smith (20 August 1807 – 2 August 1890), FSA, was an English antiquarian and amateur archaeologist who was elected a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, and the London Numisma...
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Octavius Graham Gilchrist
Octavius Graham Gilchrist (/ˈɡɪlkrɪst/; 1779–1823) was an English man of letters and antiquary.
He was born at Twickenham; his father, Stirling Gilchrist, lieutenant and surgeon in the 3rd Dragoon...
Richard Carew (antiquary)
Richard Carew (17 July 1555, East Antony, Cornwall, England – 6 November 1620) was a Cornish translator and antiquary.
A county gentleman of Cornwall, the eldest son of Thomas Carew...
Anthony Allen (lawyer)
Anthony Allen (died 11 April 1754) was an English lawyer and antiquary
Allen was born at Great Hadham in Hertfordshire, about the end of the seventeenth century. He went to Eton College and King's...
John Hayter (antiquary)
John Hayter (1756–1818) was an English churchman and academic, known as an antiquary.
He was educated at Eton College and at King's College, Cambridge, of which he became a fellow. He gained the B...
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Rogers Ruding
Rogers Ruding (1751–1820) was an English cleric and academic, known as a numismatist and the author of the Annals of the Coinage. He was the Vicar of Malden, Surrey from 1793 until his death in 1820. ...
James Bentham
James Bentham (?10 March 1709 – 17 November 1794) was an English clergyman, antiquarian and historian of Ely Cathedral.
Bentham was the fourth son of the Rev. Samuel Bentham (c.1681–1733), registr...
Jabez Allies
Jabez Allies (22 October 1787 – 29 January 1856) was an English folklorist and antiquarian. He was one of the earliest writers on folklore.
Allies was the second son of Mr. William Allies, and was...
John Trotter Brockett
John Trotter Brockett (1788-1842), was a British attorney, antiquarian, numismatist, and philologist.
Brockett was born at Witton Gilbert, County Durham. In his early youth his parents moved to Ga...
Anthony Wood
Anthony Wood or Anthony à Wood (17 December 1632 – 28 November 1695) was an English antiquary.
Anthony Wood was born in Oxford on 17 December 1632. He was the fourth son of Thomas Wood (1581–1643)...
William Borlase
William Borlase (2 February 1695 – 31 August 1772), Cornish antiquary, geologist and naturalist. From 1722 he was Rector of Ludgvan, Cornwall, where he died in 1772.
Borlase was born in 1695 at Pe...
John Timbs
John Timbs (17 August 1801 – 6 March 1875) was an English author and antiquary. Some of his work was published under the pseudonym of Horace Welby.Timbs was born in 1801 in Clerkenwell, London. He was...
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Sampson Erdeswicke
Sampson Erdeswicke (date of birth unknown, in the reign of Henry VIII; died 1603) was an English antiquarian and chorographer.
Erdeswicke was born at Sandon in Staffordshire, and entered Brasenose...
John Sydenham (antiquary)
John Sydenham (25 September 1807– 1 December 1846) was an English antiquary. In 1829 he became editor of the Dorset County Chronicle. In 1840 Sydenham left the Dorset Chronicle and became editor of Th...
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Marmaduke Rawdon (antiquary)
Marmaduke Rawdon (1610 – 1669) was an English factor and antiquary.
He was the youngest son of Laurence Rawdon, merchant and alderman of York, by Margery, daughter of William Barton of Cawton, Yor...
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George Ashby (antiquary)
George Ashby (1724-1808) was an English learned antiquary and sometime president of St. John's College, Cambridge.
Ashby was born in Red Lion Street, Clerkenwell, London in 1724. Educated at Croyd...
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Thomas Smith (scholar)
Thomas Smith (3 Jun 1638 – 11 May 1710) was an English scholar, expelled Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, and non-juring divine.
He was the son of John Smith, a London merchant, and was born in...
Thomas Astle
Thomas Astle FRS FSA (22 December 1735 – 1 December 1803) was an English antiquary and palaeographer.
Astle was born on 22 December 1735 at Yoxall on the borders of Needwood Forest in Staffordshir...
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