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Woods, Joseph : FAS, FLS, FGS (1776-1864)

Joseph Woods was a son of Joseph Woods , a Quaker social reformer of Stoke Newington, London.   He was educated at home and became proficient in modern and classical languages. From the age of 16 he studied architecture and pursued this … Continue reading

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Ley, Augustin (Rev) 1842 – 1911

Augustin Ley’s family had in its origins in Devon.  His father, William Henry, was Oxford educated and was, at one stage, Head Master of the Cathedral School in Hereford.  Declining health meant that he resigned from the school and took … Continue reading

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