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Armstrong, Henry Edward (1848–1937), chemist and educational reformer, was born on 6 May 1848 at Caroline Place, Avenue Road, Lewisham, Kent, the eldest son of Richard Armstrong (1827–1884), a commission agent and importer, and his wife, Mary Ann Biddle. He was educated at ...

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Henry Edward Armstrong (1848–1937) by Thomas Cantrell Dugdale, 1927 © reserved; photograph Royal Institution, London / Bridgeman Art Library

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Fletcher, William Charles (1865–1959), mathematician and schools inspector, was born on 13 May 1865 at 14 St Mary's Place, Bury, Lancashire, the son of George Fletcher, Wesleyan minister, and his wife, Ellen, née Highfield. His father was governor of the Wesleyan Theological College, Richmond...

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Peacock, George (1791–1858), mathematician and university reformer, was born on 9 April 1791 at Thornton Hall, Denton, near Darlington, co. Durham, one of eight children and the youngest of five sons of Thomas Peacock, perpetual curate and schoolmaster at Denton. He attended Sedbergh School...

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George Peacock (1791–1858) by Samuel Lane, exh. RA 1843 Christie's Images Ltd. (2004)