Obituary: John Munday MA FSA

By Pieter van der Merwe, published November 2012


John Munday, who died in April 2012, was Honorary Secretary of the Society from 1979 to 1984 and subsequently became one of its Hon. Vice-Presidents. His whole career was spent at the National Maritime Museum, starting in 1951 and retiring in 1984. Commencing as Assistant Keeper and Librarian he rose through the ranks and ended his employment as Keeper but continued his association with the NMM as a curator emeritus. During his years with the museum he was responsible for numerous exhibitions, including Seaborne Mail; Charting the Seven Seas; Oar Maces of Admiralty and Tea Clippers.

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