Welcome to these Hubbard pages. They're a somewhat disorganised collection of photographs and stories I've published since this website started life in 1998. They've all Grown like Topsy, growing without supervision or prior planning.

That planning has now arrived in the form of hubbardplus.co.uk - my sister Judith's website. She is actively researching our Hubbard family history.

I do not intend to change these pages, as there are so many other websites linking back. Please visit hubbardplus.co.uk

Nick, January 2013

Sir Arthur Evans


Time and Chance, published by Longmans in 1943.


1911 Encyclopaedia

... ARTHUR JOHN ‘EVANS, born in 1851, was educated at Brasenose College, Oxford, and Gdttirigen. He became fellow of Brasenose and in 1884 keeper of the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford. He travelled in Finland and Lapland in 1873—1874, and in 1875 made a special study of archaeology and ethnology in the Balkan States. In 1893 he began. his investigations in Crete, which have resulted in discoveries of the utmost importance concerning the early history of Greece and the eastern Mediterranean (see AEGEAN CIVILIZATION and CRETE). He is a member of all the chief archaeological societies in Europe, holds honorary degrees at Oxford, Edinburgh and Dublin, and is a fellow of the Royal Society. His chief publications are: Cretan Pictographs and Pre-Phoenician Script (1896); Further Discoveries of Cretan and Aegean Script (1898); The Mycenaean Tree and Pillar Cult (1901); Scripta Minoa (1909 foll); and reports on the excavations. He also edited with additions Freeman’s History of Sicily, vol. iv.