Reference Entry

John, Sir William Goscombe (1860-1952), sculptor and medallist

Robert Lonsdale Charles and Fiona Pearson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


John, Sir William Goscombe (1860-1952), sculptor and medallist, was born at 3 Union Street, Canton, near Cardiff, on 21 March 1860, the elder son of Thomas John (1834-1893) and his wife, Elizabeth, née Smith. As a young man he assumed the name Goscombe from a Gloucestershire village near his mother's ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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