Subfonds TAN - Personal Papers of Lawrence Tanner

Journal 1: 1906-1908 Journal 2: September-December 1908 Journal 3: December 1908-April 1909 Journal 4: April 1909-July 1909

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Personal Papers of Lawrence Tanner


  • 1906-1909 (Creation)

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Tanner, Lawrence Edward, brother of Ralph Eyre Tanner (q.v.); b. Feb. 12, 1890; adm. Sept. 27, 1900 (G); left July 1909; Pembroke Coll. Camb., matric. Michaelmas 1909; B.A. 1912; M.A. 1919; Winchester Reading Prize 1912; served in Great War I; Lieut. (Gen. List); asst. master at the school 1919-32; clerk to the Weavers' Company 1919-60; secretary to H.M. Royal Almonry since 1921; keeper of the Abbey muniments 1926, and librarian 1956; F.S.A. 1924; M.V.O. 5th class 1932, 4th class 1948; C.V.O. 1953; a Busby Trustee 1939; secretary of the Elizabethan Club 1913-24; author of Westminster School, its Buildings and their Associations (1923), and of Westminster School; a History (1934; 2nd edn. 1951); m. Jun 9, 1945, Joan Doreen, daughter of the Hon. Assheton Nathaniel Curzon; d. 15 Dec. 1979.

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