Person    | Male  Born 1672  Died 1726

Humphrey Wanley

Categories: Museums / Libraries

Librarian to the Earl of Oxford, and antiquary.

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Humphrey Wanley

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Old Church Garden - burials

The right-most of 3 plaques on the back wall of the garden.

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Charles Townley

Charles Townley

Antiquary and collector. Born Lancashire. Although he never married there are letters making it clear that this was not for lack of interest in the ladies. His collection of antiquaries was freely...

Person, Museums / Libraries

1 memorial
Sir Frederic William Burton

Sir Frederic William Burton

Born County Clare, Ireland. Watercolour painter and art administrator. Appointed director of the National Gallery 1874 and knighted in 1884. Died 43 Argyle Road, Kensington.

Person, Art, Museums / Libraries, Ireland

1 memorial
British Library

British Library

16 years between the laying of the foundation stone in 1982 and the opening in 1998.  The Independent explains the delay: "The reason it has taken so long to build ... has relatively little to do w...

Building, Museums / Libraries

2 memorials
Sir Henry Wellcome

Sir Henry Wellcome

Born Wisconsin, USA, moved to London in 1880 for business reasons. Pharmacist, founder of the Wellcome Trust and Foundation. His collection of books & artefacts relating to the history of medic...

Person, Benefactor, Industry, Medicine, Museums / Libraries, USA

1 memorial
J. Duff-Brown

J. Duff-Brown

Islington Librarian in 1906.  We believe he also published books on librarianship.

Person, Museums / Libraries

1 memorial