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Walter William Henry Skeat
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Birth: Nov. 21, 1835
London
Greater London, England
Death: Oct. 6, 1912
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire, England

Philologist, educated at King's College School Wimbledon, Highgate School, and Christ's College, Cambridge, of which he became a fellow in July 1860. Professor of Anglo-Saxon from 1878 to 1912. He founded the English Dialect Society in 1873, which brought about the English Dialect Dictionary, edited by Joseph Wright from 1896 to 1905. He was the author of a number of textbooks, contributed freely to learned journals, and led the way in the study of English place names.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Bertha Clara Bluck Skeat (1840 - 1924)
 
 Children:
  Bertha Marian Skeat (1861 - 1948)*
 
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Burial:
Ascension Parish Burial Ground
Cambridge
City of Cambridge
Cambridgeshire, England
Plot: 4I19
 
Created by: julia&keld
Record added: Mar 14, 2009
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Walter William Henry Skeat
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Walter William Henry Skeat
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