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Henderson, John (1757–1788), student and eccentric, was born on 27 March 1757 at Ballygarran, near Limerick, the only child of Richard Henderson (1736/7–1792), an Irishman, and his wife, Charlotte (d. 1775). The family came to England about 1762, and Richard became one of ...

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Solanke, Oladipo Felix [known as Ladipo Solanke] (c. 1886–1958), student activist, was born in the Yoruba town of Abeokuta, Nigeria. He was the second child and only son of Adeyola Ejiwunmi and her husband, who had adopted the name of Paley from the Scottish missionary who had raised him. He was educated at ...

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Tatlow, Tissington (1876–1957), general secretary of the Student Christian Movement, was born in Crossdoney, co. Cavan, Ireland, on 11 January 1876, the eldest son of Tissington W. G. Tatlow, land agent to Lord Kingston's estate, and his wife, Blanche, daughter of Thomas Steuart Townsend...

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Townshend, Charles Fox (1795–1817), founder of the Eton Society, born at Balls Park, Hertfordshire, on 28 June 1795, was the eldest son of John Townshend (1757–1833), member of parliament successively for Cambridge University, Westminster, and Knaresborough, and his wife, Georgiana Anne, daughter of ...

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