Walter Oldham Hughes-Hughes

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Dates: 
1847 - 1894

British archaeologist; he was born in London, 17 May 1847, son of William H.-H., a barrister, and Ellen Oldham; he was educated at Tonbridge and Wadham College, Oxford, 1865-9; BA, 1869; MA, 1872; he became Senior Classical Master at Taunton College School, 1870-6, Headmaster at St. Leonards Preparatory School, 1876-80, Assistant Master at Tonbridge, 1880-8, and Assistant Master at Uppingham, 1888-9 when he retired through illness; he was engaged by Petrie to take part in the excavation of Gurob, 1889-90 but proved unsatisfactory; he briefly returned to Tonbridge in 1891 and then became a breeder of St. Bernard dogs; he shot himself in London, 23 April 1894.

Excavation Roles: 
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Archaeologist
Archaeologist
Archaeologist