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Adams, Clement (c. 1519–1587), schoolmaster and map engraver, was born at Buckington, Warwickshire. He was educated at Eton between 1530 and 1536, and subsequently at the King's Hall, Cambridge. From 17 August 1536 he was tutored in classics, mathematics, and geometry at Cambridge...

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Brooker [née Beacon], Daphne Elizabeth (1927–2012), model and fashion teacher, was born on 8 June 1927 at the Ormond Maternity Home, 29 Blantyre Street, Chelsea, London, the elder child and only daughter of Charles Beacon, chauffeur, and his wife, Mabel Elizabeth, née...

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J. K. Laughton

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Gosling, Ralph (bap. 1693, d. 1757), schoolmaster and land surveyor, fifth and youngest child of Charles Gosling (fl. 1677–1693), yeoman, of Stubley, in the parish of Dronfield in Derbyshire, was baptized in the parish church there on 15 July 1693. By 1720 he had moved to ...

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R. B. Prosser

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Nesbit, Anthony (bap. 1778, d. 1859), schoolmaster and land surveyor, was the son of Jacob Nesbit, farmer, of Long Benton, near Newcastle upon Tyne, where he was baptized on 3 May 1778. In the preface to his Treatise on Practical Arithmetic (1826) Nesbit...

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Tull, Ebenezer (1732/3–1761/2), landscape painter and schoolmaster, was born probably in Southwark, London, though there is no record of his place of birth or of his parentage. As a youth he was successively assistant in the writing- and reading-schools (elected 1745) and upper usher of the reading-school (elected 1748) at ...