Tanner, Lawrence Edward, 1890-1979

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Tanner, Lawrence Edward, 1890-1979

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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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Tanner, Ralph Eyre, 1885-1914 (1885-1914)

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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition



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Prepared for import into AtoM by Westminster School Archive staff, 2019-2020




The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from Play 1883 to Election 1960, Volume 3, compiled by J.B. Whitmore, G.R.Y. Radcliffe and D.C. Simpson, Barnet, 1963

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