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Adams, William Grylls (1836–1915), scientist and university teacher, was born on 10 February 1836 at Lidcot, Laneast, Cornwall, the youngest son of the four sons and three daughters of Thomas Adams (1788–1859), small estate owner and farmer, and his wife, Tabitha Knill Grylls (1796–1866)...

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Donnelly, Sir John Fretcheville Dykes (1834–1902), army officer and promoter of scientific education, born in the Bay of Bombay on 2 July 1834, was the only child of Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Donnelly (1802–1881), deputy adjutant-general of the Bombay army, and from 1851 staff captain and afterwards staff officer at the ...

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Farish, William (1759–1837), chemistry teacher, was one of at least three sons of James Farish, vicar of Stanwix, Carlisle. After a few months at Carlisle grammar school, he was admitted sizar at Magdalene College, Cambridge, in March 1774 and graduated BA in 1778, when he was senior wrangler and first Smith's prizeman. He was elected fellow and appointed tutor of his college, graduated MA in 1781, and was ordained deacon in 1780 and priest in 1782....

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Harmer, Sir Sidney Frederic (1862–1950), zoologist, was born in Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk, on 9 March 1862, the second son among the five children of Frederic William Harmer, wool merchant and manufacturer, and his wife, Mary Young Lyon. He was educated at Amersham Hall, Reading...

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Holmyard, Eric John (1891–1959), teacher and historian of science, was born at Midsomer Norton, Somerset, on 11 July 1891, the son of Isaac Berrow Holmyard, a teacher in a national school, and his wife, Alice Cheshire. His early life was spent in Somerset...

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Lafont, Eugene (1837–1908), teacher of science in Bengal, was born on 26 March 1837 at Mons, Belgium, the son of Pierre Lafont, an army officer, and his wife, Mari Soudar. Educated at St Barbara's College, Ghent, he joined the Society of Jesus in December 1854. After preliminary training offered by the order he studied philosophy and natural science at ...

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Lowndes, Ashley Gordon (1885–1956), biologist and schoolteacher, was born at Cainscross Villa, Cainscross, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, on 9 October 1885, the third son in the family of three sons and two daughters of Robert Baxter Lowndes, solicitor, and his wife, Marian, née Whitaker. Privately educated, he moved to ...

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McKillop [née Seward], Margaret (1864–1929), scientist and university teacher, was born on 22 January 1864 at 23 Church Street, Wigan, Lancashire, the daughter of James Seward, a schoolmaster at the Liverpool Institute, and his wife, Sarah Jane Woodgates. She was educated at ...

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Norman, Sir Richard Oswald Chandler (1932–1993), chemist, was born on 27 April 1932 in Norbury, London, the only child of Oswald George Norman (1890–1941), bank manager, and his wife, Violet Maud, née Chandler (1901–1981). He was educated at Durston House preparatory school in ...

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