Rt Hon. Lord John Lubbock PC FRS DL
(1834-1913)

Died aged c. 79

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. He introduced the first law on the protection of the UK's archaeological and architectural heritage.

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Sir John Lubbock Baron Avebury (1834-1913) born here

29 Eaton Place, Westminster, SW1, London, United Kingdom where they was born (1834)

Sir John Lubbock, First Lord Avebury 1834-1913 scientist, politician, author and banker lived at High Elms

High Elms Estate, Shire Lane, Farnborough, United Kingdom where they lived

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

103 Lubbock Road, Chislehurst, United Kingdom where they lived (1861-1865)