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Balfour, Henry (1863–1939), museum curator

Hélène La Rue.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1388 words.

Balfour, Henry (1863–1939), museum curator, was born at 6 Bedford Villas, Dingwall Road, Croydon, on 11 April 1863, the son of Lewis Balfour (1833–1885), silk broker of Croydon, and Sarah...

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Gardiner, (Henry) Balfour (1877–1950), composer

Stephen Lloyd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition. 953 words.

Gardiner, (Henry) Balfour (1877–1950), composer, was born on 7 November 1877 at 6 Orsett Terrace, London, the elder son of Henry John Gardiner (1843–1940), director of a textile company,...

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Gardiner, Henry Balfour (1877)

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 85 words.

English composer. Music master, Winchester Coll. 1907. Promoted concerts of contemp. Eng. music 1910–20, and was especial champion of *...

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Balfour, Prof. Henry

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 265 words.

MA

Born 1863; o s of late Lewis Balfour; m 1887, Edith, (d 1938), o d of R. F. Wilkins of Brookhill, Kingswear, S. Devon; one ...

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Gardiner, Henry Balfour (1877–1950)

Jacqueline Simpson and Steve Roud.

in A Dictionary of English Folklore

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 91 words.

(1877–1950).

One of several young English composers who caught the craze for folk music in the first years

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Gardiner, Henry Balfour (1877 - 1950), composer

Stephen Lloyd.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 1211 words.

(b London, 7 Nov 1877; d Salisbury, 28 June 1950). English composer. He learnt the piano from the age of five, and by nine had begun composing. In 1891 he entered Charterhouse with a junior...

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Balfour, Henry (11 April 1863)

in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 249 words.

He was appointed first curator of the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford (GB.O.prm), in 1893, having worked there as

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Balfour, Henry (1863 - 1939), ethnographer, museum curator, collector

Jeremy Montagu.

in Grove Music Online

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 249 words.

(b Croydon, South London, UK, 11 April 1863; d Oxford, 9 Feb 1939). English ethnographer, museum curator, and collector. He was appointed first curator of the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford...

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Gardiner, H(enry) Balfour (7 Nov. 1877)

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 129 words.

He studied in Frankfurt with Iwan Knorr. In the earlier part of his career he achieved success with works including the ...

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Balfour, Sir William (d. 1660), parliamentarian army officer

Edward M. Furgol.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1943 words.

Balfour, Sir William (d. 1660), parliamentarian army officer, was the son of Colonel Henry Balfour (d. 1580), a member of the Balfour family of Pitcullo, Fife, and his wife, Christian Cant.

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Mortimer, Air Vice-Marshal Roger

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 171 words.

CBE 1972

Born 2 Nov. 1914; s of Henry Roger Mortimer, tea planter, Dooars, India and Lily Rose (née Collier); m 1942, Agnes Emily Balfour (...

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Marshall, Sir Hugo Frank

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 86 words.

KBE 1953; CMG 1950

Born 1905; s of late Henry Mieres Marshall and Cecil Mabel Balfour; m 1931, Christine Phyllida, d of late Major R. Brinckman, OBE; two ...

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Bruce, George John Done

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art. 81 words.

PPRP (RP 1959)

Born 28 March 1930; s of 11th Lord Balfour of Burleigh, Brucefield, Clackmannan, Scotland...

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Barwise, Prof. (Thomas) Patrick

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 328 words.

PhD

Born 26 June 1946; s of (Henry) Balfour and Lily Barwise (née Abeles); m 1st, 1973, Mary...

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Balfour, Nisbet (1743–1823), army officer

H. M. Stephens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 746 words.

Balfour, Nisbet (1743–1823), army officer, was born at Dunbog, Fife, the son of Henry Balfour, laird of Dunbog, and his wife, Katherine Porterfield. He and his four brothers all entered the...

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Balfour, Alexander (1824–1886), merchant

Robert G. Greenhill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 941 words.

Balfour, Alexander (1824–1886), merchant, was born on 2 September 1824 at Levenbank, Leven, Fife, Scotland, the eldest son of Henry Balfour, a foundry owner, and his wife, Agnes, née Bisset...

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Newton, Algernon

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 135 words.

RA 1943 (ARA 1936)

Born Hampstead, 23 Feb. 1880; y s of Arthur Henry Newton and Georgina Tregonning Newton of Potterspury Lodge, Northamptonshire; m 1st, 1903,...

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Balfour, Raymond Lewis

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 81 words.

LVO 1965

Born 23 April 1923; s of Henry James Balfour and Vera Alice (née Dunford); m 1975, Vanda Gaye Crompton; died 27 Feb. 2013

HM Diplomatic Service,...

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Maze, Paul Lucien

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art. 136 words.

DCM 1919, MM 1916 and Bar 1917

Born Havre, 21 May 1887; s of Georges Henry Maze and Catherine Branchard; m 1st, 1921, Mrs T. A. Nelson (Margaret Balfour) (marr....

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