Koizumi, Gunji (1885–1965), judo master and oriental art expert, was born into a Buddhist family on 8 July 1885 in Komatsuka Oaza, Takadamura (later Edosakimachi), Inashiki Gun, Ibaraki province, Japan, a village about 20 miles north of Tokyo. He was the second son of ...
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Murray, William Staite (1881–1962), potter and teacher of pottery, was born on 9 September 1881 at 103 High Street, Deptford, London, the third son of the six children of James Murray, merchant, and his wife, Arabella, daughter of Abel Staite, cheesemonger, of London...
Thomson, (Robert Howard) Garry (1925–2007), museum conservator and author, was born on Carey Island, Malaya, on 13 September 1925, the son of Robert Thomson, a planter engaged in the production of plant oil, and his wife, Moira, née Spence. He was educated at ...