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educator , historian

Edward David Joseph Acton, Zimbabwean, British historian, educator. Research grantee British Academy, 1983, 86, 95, British Council, 1983, Leverhulme Trust, 1987. Fellow Royal History Society; member History Association (president Liverpool and district branch 1984-1987).

Background

Acton, Edward David Joseph was born on February 4, 1949 in Harare, Zimbabwe. Son of John and Daphne (Strutt) Acton.

Education

Bachelor in History with honors, University York, England, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in History, University Cambridge, England, 1975.

Career

Graduate trainee Bank of England, 1975-1976. Lecturer University Liverpool, England, 1976-1986, senior lecturer England, 1986-1988, University Manchester, 1988-1991. Professor University E. Anglia, since 1991.

Works

Membership

Fellow Royal History Society. Member History Association (president Liverpool and district branch 1984-1987).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bridge, tennis, racing.

Connections

Married Stella Conroy, April 8, 1972. Children: Helen Marie, Natalie Elizabeth.

father:
John Acton

mother:
Daphne (Strutt) Acton

spouse:
Stella Conroy

child:
Helen Marie Acton

child:
Natalie Elizabeth Acton