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Birkbeck, George (1776–1841), physician and educationist, was born in Settle, Yorkshire, on 10 January 1776, the second son in the family of four sons and one daughter of William Birkbeck (1745–1805), a Quaker merchant, manufacturer, and banker, and his wife, Sarah (1750–1790), daughter of ...

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John Bulwer (bap. 1606, d. 1656) by T. Berry, pubd 1820 (after William Faithorne the elder) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Bulwer, John (bap. 1606, d. 1656), medical practitioner and writer on deafness and on gesture, was the second and only surviving son of Thomas Bulwer (d. 1649), a London apothecary, and Marie (d. 1638), daughter of George Evanes of St Albans, Hertfordshire...

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Carew, Sir Richard, first baronet (1579/80–1643?), medical experimenter and educationist, was the eldest surviving son of the poet and antiquary Richard Carew (1555–1620) of Antony, Cornwall, and his wife, Juliana Arundell (1563–1629). Personal information comes largely from two Antony House manuscript texts—a spiritual autobiography (1628–30), called ...

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Richard Carmichael (1779–1849) by Edward Francis Finden (after Sir Frederic William Burton) Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

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Carmichael, Richard (1779–1849), surgeon and educationist, was born in Bishop Street, Dublin, on 6 February 1779, the fourth son of Hugh Carmichael, solicitor, who was closely related to the Scottish family of the earls of Hyndford, and his wife, Sarah (née Rogers)...

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Cullis, Winifred Clara (1875–1956), physiologist and educationist, was the younger daughter and the fifth of the six children of Frederick John Cullis (1842–1931), surveyor and civil engineer of the Gloucester Dock Company, and his wife, Louisa, daughter of John Corbett of Coombe Hill...

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Winifred Clara Cullis (1875–1956) by Madame Yevonde, 1944 © Yevonde Portrait Archive; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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König, Karl (1902–1966), paediatrician and educationist, was born on 25 September 1902 in Vienna, Austria, the only child of Aron Ber (Adolf) König, shoe shop owner, of Vienna, and his wife, Bertha Fischer, whose father was a dressmaker in Iglau, Austria. He was educated at secondary school in ...

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Lane, Homer Terril (1875–1925), educationist and psychoanalyst, was born on 22 September 1875 at Hudson, New Hampshire, USA, the second of five children of Samuel Augustus Lane, a labouring foreman, and his wife, Mary, née Terril. He spent his strict but happy childhood in ...

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Mackenzie [née Spence], Dame Helen Carruthers (1859–1945), educationist and public health campaigner, was born on 13 April 1859 at Mortlach, Banffshire, the daughter of William Spence, merchant tailor and provost of Dufftown, and his wife, Mary McDonell. She was educated at the local village school, where she became a pupil teacher, and completed teacher training at the ...

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Malleson [née Whitehead], Elizabeth (1828–1916), educationist and promoter of rural district nursing, was born on 29 October 1828 in Chelsea, London, the eldest of the eleven children of Henry Whitehead, solicitor, of Chelsea, and his wife, Frances Ann, youngest child of Francis Maguire...

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Marley, Hilda Gertrude [name in religion Marie Hilda] (1876–1951), psychologist and educationist, was born at Gaunless Mill, Bishop Auckland, co. Durham, on 13 October 1876, the youngest of seven children of George Marley, a miller, and his wife, Marie Anne Caroline, née...

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McFarlane, Jean Kennedy, Baroness McFarlane of Llandaff (1926–2012), nurse and educationist, was born on 1 April 1926 at 163 Cathedral Road, Cardiff, the fifth and youngest child of James McFarlane (1883/4–1963), dental surgeon, and his wife, Elvina Alice, née Lamb (1882–1990). Her father had qualified as a doctor in ...

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Oven, Joshua van (1766–1838), surgeon and educationist, was born in London, the son of Abraham van Oven (d. 1778), physician, who according to family tradition was of Spanish descent. He had settled in London from Holland shortly after qualifying at Leiden in 1759. Both were Hebrew scholars and each in turn combined private medical practice with service as honorary medical officer to the poor of the ...

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Valentine, Charles Wilfrid (1879–1964), psychologist and educationist, was born on 16 August 1879 at Halton Road, Runcorn, Cheshire, one of the eight children of Henry Valentine (b. 1841), a Wesleyan Methodist minister, and his wife, Sophia Woodcock. He attended Nottingham high school...

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Wallas, Graham (1858–1932), political psychologist and educationist, was born at Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, on 31 May 1858, the fifth child and elder son of Gilbert Innes Wallas and his wife, Frances Talbot Peacock. Katharine Talbot Wallas was his sister. Another sister, Mary Talbot Wallas...

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Graham Wallas (1858–1932) by Sir William Rothenstein, 1923 by courtesy of the Estate of Sir William Rothenstein; collection London School of Economics and Political Science

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Wheeler, Dame Olive Annie (1886–1963), educationist and psychologist, was born on 4 May 1886 at the High Street, Brecon, the younger daughter of Henry Burford Wheeler, a master printer, and his wife, Annie Poole. After secondary education at Brecon County School for Girls...