BARNWELL, EDWARD LOWRY (1813 - 1887), antiquary and schoolmaster

Name: Edward Lowry Barnwell
Date of birth: 1813
Date of death: 1887
Gender: Male
Occupation: antiquary and schoolmaster
Area of activity: Education; History and Culture
Author: Robert Thomas Jenkins

Born at Bath, graduated (1st class in Mathematics) at Jesus College, Oxford, in 1834, took orders, and became headmaster of Ruthin school in 1839.

He was a prominent member of the Cambrian Archaeological Association from its foundation, was its secretary, 1854-75, and from time to time edited Archæologia Cambrensis, to which he contributed a long series of papers (list in Archæologia Cambrensis, October 1887 , also in Williams, Llyfryddiaeth Sir Ddinbych, part 3). After retiring from Ruthin in 1865, he lived at Melksham House, Wiltshire, where he died 9 August 1887; he was married, and had a son and a daughter.


Published date: 1959

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