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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Abbot's Parlour

Abingdon Museum

Abrams, Henry Edward

Accum & Garden London

Acland, Henry Wentworth

Acland, William Allison Dyke

Acland Hospital

Acme Whistles

Acott and Company Ltd. , Sydney

Adair, Henry

Adams, Harold T. (possibly Harold Thomas)

Adams , Robert

Adams Trading Co Ltd., John

Addy, Sidney Oldall

Adelaide, Queen [of Saxe-Meiningen] [Adelheid Amalie Luise Therese Caroline]

Adler, Hermann

Aitken, Mr [Unknown first name]

Aked, George Dixon


Alexander, [Mrs][full version unknown]

Alfieri Picture Service

Allan, William

Allchin, Basil Charles

Allchin, E. probably Emma

Allchin, Gwladys Marguerite

Allchin, Jane Ann

Allchin, Louisa

Allcock and Co., [Samuel]

Allen, George W.G.

Allen, Ivor Michael

Allen, John Romilly

Allen , [full version unknown]

Allen's of Oxford

Allison, Harry

Ambler, Gifford

Ampleforth Abbey

Anderson, William Cliffe Foley

Andrade, Cyril A.

Andrade , Reginald

Annandale, Thomas Nelson

Anscombe, [Mrs] B.L.

Anson, William Reynell

Anstee, John

Anthropological Institute

Anthropological Society

Antique and Modern Furnishing Company

Apperley, [family]

Archer, S.

Archer-Houblon family, [full version unknown]

Arkell, Anthony John

Arkell, Daniel J.

Armourer's Company

Armstrong, Albert Leslie

Army and Navy C.S.L.

Arnett family, [full version unknown]

Arnold & Sons

Arnold Museum


Arrowsmith, P.O.

Artley?, [full version unknown]

Ashmolean Museum

Ashmolean Museum Heberden Coin Room

Ashton, F.W.

Associated Portland Cement Manufacturers Ltd.

Aston and Mander London

Astor, George or Georg

Astor and Co. / Astor and Horwood [same address], George

Atkinson, John Christopher

Attwells Birchfield Co. Ltd

Austen, Amy

Aveling, Stephen Thomas

Aveling, Thomas William Baxter

Avery , William and Thomas

Avon and Somerset Police Force

Ayres , F.H.

Ayrton, [Miss][full version unknown]

Individual's Details

Anthony John Arkell

Career Religious / Academic / Antiquarian / Museum Professional / Colonial Servant

Biography Arkell served in the first World War in the Flying Corps/ Royal Air Force, joined the Sudan Political Service in 1920 and served in a series of political postings until the end of the Second World War. In 1938 he studied for the Diploma at the Pitt Rivers Museum. From 1948-1953 he was an archaeological advisor to the Sudanese government, and a Lecturer in Egyptology at University College, London. Curator of the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Antiquities at University College London from 1948-1963. From 1963 to 1971 Arkell was the Vicar of Cuddington in Buckinghamshire having obtained a D.Litt in 1955 from the University of Oxford. [Alison Petch [as part of 'The Other Within' project 2006-9] 05/01/2007]

Biography References 'Who Was Who in Egyptology' by Warren R. Dawson and Eric P. Uphill, Third Revised Edition by M. L. Bierbrier, Egypt Exploration Society, London 1995 / ISCA Diploma Register / http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._J._Arkell / Who was Who 2007

Clubs & Societies Society of Antiquaries / Royal Anthropological Institute [& earlier manifestations] / Oxford University Anthropological Society

County Buckinghamshire

Relationship Field Collector / Other Owner / PRM Source

Archaeological or Ethnographic Ethnography

Collected around 1971

Dates active 1898-1980

Donated around 1971

Owned 1971

English collections Miscellaneous objects including beads, medals and coins

Oxford Uni College Queens College

Oxford Uni Education Yes

Oxford based No

English collection size 30

Connections Mrs Bramble / Cuddington Parish Church