Waddington, James Hilary Sheffield, 1903-1989

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Waddington, James Hilary Sheffield, 1903-1989

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Waddington, James Hilary Sheffield, son of Quintin Waddington, asst Curator Guildhall Museum, and Maude Mary, d. of William Henry Hewitt of Copdock, Suffolk; b. 21 Sept. 1903; adm. Apr. 1918 (R); left Apr. 1921; AA Sch. of Architecture, RIBA 1928; architect to Egyptian explorations Tel El-Amara 1930-3; Inspector of Antiquities Palestine 1932-6; asst superin­tendent British Archaeological Survey of India 1937, superintendent 1946-55; camouflage expert Civil Defence Dept. India 1942-3, MBE 1947; FSA 1947; British Sch. representative on Iraqi expedition to Nimrod and Balawat 1956; extramural lecturer Univ. of Bristol 1955-63; Lay Reader diocese of Gloucester 1960, Diocesan Synod 1971; m. 1st 30 July 1932 Ruth Eliza­beth Florence, d. of Evelyn Richard Hugh Pollard, Inspector-Gen. of RN Hospitals and Fleets; 2nd 2 Sept. 1983 Olive Mary Quarry, d. of Henry Douglas Dunn, artist, of Ealing; d. 25 July 1989.


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Further information about James Hilary Sheffield Waddington can be found on a site researched and presented by his descendants: http://www.waddington.family/jhsw/

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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 1919 to Election 1989, Volume 4, compiled by F.E. Pagan and H.E. Pagan, Padstow, 1992

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