Sir James Murray
(1837-1915)

Died aged c. 78

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Sir James Augustus Henry Murray (7 February 1837 – 26 July 1915) was a Scottish lexicographer and philologist. He was the primary editor of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) from 1879 until his death.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

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Photo of James Murray blue plaque
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Sir James Murray editor of the Oxford English Dictionary lived here 1885-1915

78 Banbury Road, Oxford, United Kingdom where they lived

Sir James A. H. Murray schoolmaster, philologist and editor of the New English Dictionary lived here 1870-1885

Highwood House, Highwood Hill, Barnet, NW7 , London, United Kingdom where they lived (1870-1885)