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Higgs, Eric Sidney

Geoff Bailey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Agriculture and Farming. 1083 words.

Higgs, Eric Sidney (1908–1976), sheep farmer and archaeologist, was born on 26 November 1908 in Oldbury Wells, near Bridgnorth in Shropshire, the elder son of Sidney Higgs, carpet designer,...

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Quin, Edwin Richard Windham Wyndham-, third earl of Dunraven and Mount Earl

G. Le G. Norgate.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 897 words.

Quin, Edwin Richard Windham Wyndham-, third earl of Dunraven and Mount Earl (1812–1871), landowner and archaeologist, was born on 19 May 1812 in London. He was the only son of Windham Henry...

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St Joseph, (John) Kenneth Sinclair

Robert Bewley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Photography and Photographs; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1352 words.

St Joseph, (John) Kenneth Sinclair (1912–1994), geologist, archaeologist, and aerial photographer, was born on 13 November 1912 at Rose Cottage, Cookley, Worcestershire, the only surviving...

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Thom, Alexander

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 660 words.

Thom, Alexander (1894–1985), aerodynamicist and archaeologist, was born on 26 March 1894 in Carradale Mains, Argyll, the elder son (there were no daughters) of Archibald Thom, farmer, and...

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Watkins, Alfred

R. G. Fellowes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Engineering and Technology; Art. 1105 words.

Watkins, Alfred (1855–1935), archaeologist and inventor of photographic equipment, was born on 27 January 1855 at the Imperial Hotel, Widemarsh Street, Hereford, the third of the ten...

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Williams, John

H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology. 945 words.

Williams, John (c. 1732–1795), mining engineer and archaeologist, was born in the parish of Ceri, Montgomeryshire, where the frequency of his surname and the state of record keeping conceal...

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