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Armstrong, Edward (1846–1928), historian and college administrator, was born at Tidenham vicarage, Gloucestershire, on 3 March 1846, the second son of John Armstrong DD (1813–1856) and his wife, Frances Whitmore (d. 1908). In 1853 his father was made the first bishop of ...

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Burrows, Montagu (1819–1905), historian and university administrator, born at Hadley, Middlesex, on 27 October 1819, was the third son of Lieutenant-General Montagu Burrows (1775–1848) and his wife, Mary Anne Pafford, eldest daughter of Joseph Larcom, captain RN, and sister of Sir Thomas Aiskew Larcom...

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Montagu Burrows (1819–1905) by James Russell & Sons © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Keir, Sir David Lindsay (1895–1973), historian and university administrator, was born on 22 May 1895 at Bellingham, Northumberland, the eldest in the family of two sons and three daughters of the Revd William Keir, Presbyterian minister, of Aberuthven, Perthshire, and his wife, Elizabeth Craig...

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Robertson, Sir Charles Grant (1869–1948), historian and academic administrator, was born at Naini Tal, India, on 22 June 1869, the younger son of John Grant Robertson, of the Bengal civil service, and his wife, Isabel Jane Grant, daughter of a minister in the ...

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Vickers, Kenneth Hotham (1881–1958), historian and university administrator, was born on 22 May 1881 at Naburn, near York, where his father, the Revd Randall William Vickers, was then vicar. He was the youngest of a family of four, having a brother and two sisters. His mother, ...

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Williams, Sir David Glyndwr Tudor (1930–2009), legal scholar and university administrator, was born on 22 October 1930 at Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, St Peter, Carmarthen, the third child and second son of Tudor Williams (1890–1955) and his wife, Anne, or Annie, née Rees (1890–1980)...

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Williams, Sir Edgar Trevor [Bill] (1912–1995), intelligence officer and historian, was born on 20 November 1912 at 30 Maidstone Road, Chatham, Kent, the second of three children and elder son of the Revd (Joseph) Edgar Williams (1877–1938), minister of Ebenezer Congregational Church, and his wife, ...