Two Sussex archaeologists: William Durrant Cooper and Mark Antony Lower

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Two Sussex archaeologists: William Durrant Cooper and Mark Antony Lower  (1877) 
by Henry Campkin


TWO SUSSEX ARCHÆOLOGISTS


WILLIAM DURRANT COOPER F.S.A.

AND

MARK ANTONY LOWER, M.A. F.S.A.


By HENRY CAMPKIN, F.S.A.



FOR PRIVATE CIRCULATION.

MDCCCLXXVII.

LEWES:
PRINTED BY GEO. P. BACON.

THE LATE

WILLIAM DURRANT COOPER, F.S.A.,

AND THE LATE

MARK ANTONY LOWER, F.S.A.


BY HENRY CAMPKIN, F.S.A.


Within the brief space of a quarter of a year the Sussex Archæological Society has sustained a heavy loss in the death of two of its earliest, ablest, and most hard-working members. William Durrant Cooper died at his residence, 81, Guildford Street, Russell Square, London, on the 28th December, 1875; his old and intimate friend and fellow-labourer in the field of local and extra-local Archæology, Mark Antony Lower, followed him to the grave in the ensuing March, 1876, dying on the 22nd of that month; and the remains of both are laid among their kindred, in two quiet churchyards in the ancient Sussex county town, where one of them spent so many of his early years, and the other, migrating from his native village, spent the prime of his life.