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Cooper, John Astley (bap. 1858, d. 1930), propagandist for athleticism, was born in Adelaide, South Australia, and baptized on 21 April 1858, the eldest of the six children of the Revd Astley Cooper (1832/3–1915), the English-born vicar of St Mary's Church, Adelaide, Australia...

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Cusack, Michael [Micheál Cíosóg] (1847–1906), schoolmaster and a founder of the Gaelic Athletic Association, was born on 20 September 1847 at Carron parish, Burren, co. Clare, Ireland, second son of Matthew Cusack (d. 1868), a herdsman, and his wife, Bridget Flannery (...

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Maguire, Samuel [Sam] (1877–1927), Irish republican and promoter of Gaelic sports, was born on 11 March 1877 at Malabracca, Dunmanway, co. Cork, the third son and fourth of the eight children of John Maguire (1840–1908), farmer, and his wife, Jane, née Kingston (1851–1917)...

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Marsh, Irene Mabel (1875–1938), promoter of women's physical education, was born at 13 Grey Road, Walton, Lancashire, on 3 December 1875, the second daughter and the third in the family of ten children of Peter Walter Marsh, and his wife, Anne Caroline, née...

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Wright, Gladys Frances Miriam (1891–1980), promoter of women's physical education, was born at High Street, West Malling, Kent, on 8 July 1891, the second child and first daughter in the family of three sons and two daughters of Edward Henry Wright, master grocer, and his wife, ...