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Brattle, Thomas (1658–1713), astronomer and college administrator in America, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on 20 June 1658, the second of the eight children of Thomas Brattle (c.1624–1683), a merchant, and his wife, Elizabeth Tyng (1638–1682). The elder Thomas was one of the wealthiest men in the colony, which he served in many capacities, including as a representative in the ...

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Garnett, William (1850–1932), physicist and educational administrator, was born at 183 Queen Street, Portsea, on 30 December 1850, son of William Garnett, auctioneer, and his wife, Selina (née Webb). He was baptized at King Street Chapel in the following March. Four years later, the family moved to ...

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Joseph Gouge Greenwood (1821–1894) by John H. E. Partington, 1883 © Manchester City Art Galleries

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Greenwood, Joseph Gouge (1821–1894), Greek scholar and university administrator, born at Petersfield, Hampshire, was the son of the Revd Joseph Greenwood (d. 1839), a Congregational minister and his wife, Maria Gouge. At the age of fourteen he was sent to University College School, London...

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Keynes, (John) Neville (1852–1949), logician, economist, and university administrator, was born on 31 August 1852 at Salisbury, Wiltshire, the only son of John Keynes (1805–1878), floriculturist, and his second wife, Anna Maynard Neville. He was reared in a middle-class, staunchly nonconformist household, which included his half-sister (fourteen years his senior), his paternal grandmother, and his father's unmarried sister. At fifteen ...

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Marvin [née Deverell], Edith Mary (1872–1958), inspector of schools, was born at Attington, near Tetsworth, Oxfordshire, on 29 July 1872, the daughter of Alfred Deverell JP, a coal merchant and farmer, and his wife, Mary Seymour. Brought up as a Congregationalist, she was educated at home and then at a private school at ...

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Morell, John Daniel (1816–1891), philosopher and inspector of schools, born at home at Little Baddow manse, Little Baddow, near Chelmsford, Essex, on 18 June 1816, was the ninth child of Stephen Morell and Jemima Robinson, his wife. The family was of French origin, and settled in ...

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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, ...

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Willis, Sir (Zwinglius) Frank (1890–1974), educationist and YMCA official, was born on 29 August 1890 at Stoke Green manse, Wherstead Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, son of Richard Elgar Willis, Congregational minister, and his wife, Edith Mary Legate. He was a foundation scholar of Ipswich School...