Francis, John (1811–1882), publisher, was born in Bermondsey, London, on 18 July 1811. His father, James Parker Francis (1777?–1850) of Saffron Walden, Essex, where he was apprenticed to a leather dresser, had married Elizabeth (1774/5–1868), daughter of Thomas Perkins, a gun-flint maker of ...
Barbara Quinn Schmidt
Henderson, John (1757–1788), student and eccentric, was born on 27 March 1757 at Ballygarran, near Limerick, the only child of Richard Henderson (1736/7–1792), an Irishman, and his wife, Charlotte (d. 1775). The family came to England about 1762, and Richard became one of ...
Martin, Hugh (1890–1964), ecumenical student leader and publisher, was born on 7 April 1890 in Glasgow, the son of the Revd Thomas Henry Martin, minister of the Adelaide Place Baptist Church, Glasgow, for thirty years and his wife, Clara Thorpe. His early initiation into the spirit of the ecumenical movement came in 1910 when he was a 'student observer' at the World Missionary Conference in ...
Solanke, Oladipo Felix [known as Ladipo Solanke] (c. 1886–1958), student activist, was born in the Yoruba town of Abeokuta, Nigeria. He was the second child and only son of Adeyola Ejiwunmi and her husband, who had adopted the name of Paley from the Scottish missionary who had raised him. He was educated at ...
Tatlow, Tissington (1876–1957), general secretary of the Student Christian Movement, was born in Crossdoney, co. Cavan, Ireland, on 11 January 1876, the eldest son of Tissington W. G. Tatlow, land agent to Lord Kingston's estate, and his wife, Blanche, daughter of Thomas Steuart Townsend...
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Townshend, Charles Fox (1795–1817), founder of the Eton Society, born at Balls Park, Hertfordshire, on 28 June 1795, was the eldest son of John Townshend (1757–1833), member of parliament successively for Cambridge University, Westminster, and Knaresborough, and his wife, Georgiana Anne, daughter of ...
E. I. Carlyle
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