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CodeNA11095
Dates1941-1988
Person NameAsh; Marinell (1941-1988); historian
SurnameAsh
ForenamesMarinell
Epithethistorian
ActivityDr Marinell Ash (1941-1988) was born in California in 1941. She studied at the universities of California in Santa Barbara, St Andrews and Newcastle upon Tyne. From 1967 to 1972 she was lecturer in Scottish History at the University of St Andrews and from 1972 to 1983 Producer in the Education Department of BBC Scotland. In 1983 she created Historical Services (Scotland), the first public history agency in Scotland. She was also actively involved in the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, the Royal Historical Society, the Scottish History Society and the Conference of Scottish Medieval Research. She died on 20 December 1988.
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