Analysing the English Collections at the Pitt Rivers Museum

Explore the database of all the people associated with the Pitt Rivers English collections. This gives information about their lives; their education, careers, place of residence, and their network of friends and colleagues. Select the first letter of their surname from the list below.

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Sabin, [Mr]

Sadd & Son of Cambridge, Robert


Salomon, M.

Sandklef, Albert

Sanger, James

Sansom, [full version unknown]

Sanson, F.G.

Sassoon, Hamo

Sassoon, Meredith

Saunders, M.

Saunders, Nicholas J.

Savart, Felix

Savige, I.

Savigny & Co

Sawyer, W.E.

Sayers, [Mr][full version unknown]


Scaysbrook, Nigel

Schmid, Joachim

Scholes, Percy A.


Scott, [Mr][full version unknown]

Scutt, [Mrs] E.M.

Sedding, E.D. probably Edward Douglas

Selfridge, Miss

Seligman, Brenda Zara

Seligman, Charles Gabriel

Seller I or II, Edward

Seppings, Robert


Shaftesbury Lord , [full version unknown]

Sharp, F.

Sharpe, Frederick

Sharpe, Montagu

Sharpe, Trustees of Frederick

Shaw, John

Shaw, William

Shelley , Frederick

Shelley, J.

Shelley, Pastorella C.M.

Shelley, [Miss] F.

Shelton, E.

Shepherd, [Mrs][full version unknown]

Shepherd and Woodward

Shepley, Edward

Sheppard, Joseph Brigstocke

Sherlock and Co.

Shilson, [Mrs] L.R.

Shorey, G.

Shortis, Robert

Silver, Steven or Stephen William

Silver, [Mrs] Steven or Stephen William [full name unknown but possibly Sarah Constance]

Simmonds, John

Simmonds, William

Simms, [Mrs] George [full version unknown]

Simpkin, Charles

Simpson, Christine N.

Simpson, Edward also known as Flint Jack

Sisson, Laurence I.

Skeat, Walter William

Skeat, Walter William

Skinner, Henry Devenish

Slade , [family][full versions unknown]

Sloane, Hans

Smart, Frank G. possibly Frank Jurtun

Smith, Bob Eagle

Smith, C.

Smith, Charles

Smith, Executors of Charles

Smith, G.E.

Smith, J. Wentworth

Smith, Jeremiah

Smith, Jessie Payne or Mary Payne

Smith, Reginald Allender

Smith, Richard

Smith, Sarah

Smith, Thomas

Smith, Worthington George

Smith, [Mrs] E.

Smyly, Aileen Grace

Smyly, Executors of Aileen Grace

Smyly, Philip Crampton

Snapp, Annette

Snare, Fred

Snow, Ann

Snow, J.

Society for the Propogation of the Gospel

Sollas, William Johnson

Sollas (previously Moseley), Amabel Nevill

Somerset , Aylmer H.T.H.

Somerset, William Horace Boscawen

Somerset, [Mr][full version unknown]

Somerset also known as Duke of Beaufort, Henry Adalbert Wellington FitzRoy

Somerset Archaeological Society

Somerset County Museum Taunton


Soulston, [Miss][full version unknown]

Southorn & Co, William

Spalding, Frederick

Spalding, William

Speake, Birgitte



Spiller, Reginald Charles

Spooner, William Archibald

St Giles Fair Oxford

St Mathurin, Suzanne Cassou de

Stacey, Gordon

Stafford, W.

Staffordshire Police Force

Stainbank, Robert

Stanley, C.J.

Stanley, Messrs W.F.

Stannier, [full version unknown]

Starck, Henry

Starr, Anna

Staunton, H.W.G. [Harry]



Stevens Auction Rooms

Stockham, G.

Stockwell, George

Stonebridge, A.J.W.

Stopes, Charles J.B.

Stopes, Henry

Storey, G.

Stretten, Charles J.D.

Strong, Peter

Stroud Museum

Stuart, [Queen] Anne

Stumpff , Johann Andreas


Sturrock, John

Sturrock, John

Sturrock, Mary

Style, Charlie

Sullivan, W.

Sutcliff, C.H.

Sutcliffe, Frank Meadow

Sutton, Jim

Swaine [F.A. Swaine Ltd ?] , Unknown

Swann, Emma


Swayne, G. possibly George C.

Symonds, H.P. [possibly Horatio Percy]

Symonds, Janet Catherine

Symondson, Henry

Symondson, Philip

Symons, Alphonse or Albert James Alroy

Symons, Victoria Emily

Individual's Details

Stevens Auction Rooms

Career Dealer

Biography Natural history and 'curiosities' auctioneers. Founded when John Crace Stevens became a partner of a long-established Covent Garden-based auction house in 1831. The company changed its names to J.C. Stevens in 1834 and retained that even after his death in 1859. The business closed in the 1940s [Alison Petch [as part of 'The Other Within' project 2006-9] 04/05/2007]

Biography References http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/articleHL/56431

County Too many counties to list

Relationship Other Owner / PRM Source

Archaeological or Ethnographic Ethnography Archaeology

Dates active 1831-1940s

Donated around 1897-1939

English collections Musical instruments, stone tools, fire-making tools, lighter, gunflint, firearms, tools, combs, spindle whorls, fish-hooks, weights, weapons, tally sticks, fire bucket, marlingspike, hour-glass, band-weaving machine

Institution Yes

Oxford based No

English collection size 595

Connections Henry Balfour / Oscar Charles Raphael / Wellcome Historical Medical Museum / Sydney Gerald Hewlett / Henry C. Collyer / Edward Bidwell / Struan Robertson / Duncan Woodroffe / Charles Lund / Lord Herschell / Edward Lovett / George Fabian Lawrence