John Lubbock slate plaque in Chislehurst

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Sir John Lubbock (later Lord Avebury) 1834-1913. Author, Scientist, Social Reformer, MP - introduced bank holidays. Lived here (Chislehurst) 1861-5

The Right Honourable John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury PC FRS DCL LLD (30 April 1834 – 28 May 1913), known as Sir John Lubbock, 4th Baronet from 1865 until 1900, was a banker, Liberal politician, philanthropist, scientist and polymath.He was a banker and worked with his family’s company, but also made significant contributions in archaeology, ethnography, and several branches of biology. He helped establish archaeology as a scientific discipline, and was also influential in nineteenth-century debates concerning evolutionary theory.

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