Hamlet Watling

Deceased Person

1818 – 1908

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Who was Hamlet Watling?

Hamlet Watling was a Suffolk-born antiquary whose professional career was as a schoolmaster.

He devoted much of his life to recording church and other antiquities in his native county. His work of recording and illustration was prolific, and although mostly unpublished it contains many unique records. A large amount is held in public and private collections. He conducted excavations, contributed to learned societies, and wrote lengthy weekly columns in the regional press over forty years, c1868-1908.

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Born
1818
Lived in
  • Suffolk
Died
1908

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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