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Hopley, Thomas (1819–1876), schoolmaster and convicted homicide, was born at Whitstable, Kent, on 15 February 1819, the third of the four children of Edward Hopley (1780–1841), retired naval surgeon, and his wife, Catherine Cooper Prat (1792–1878), who was descended from a clerical dynasty connected with ...

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Le Druillenec, Harold Osmond (1911–1985), schoolmaster and concentration camp survivor, was born in the parish of St Ouen, Jersey, on 5 August 1911, the youngest of nine children of Vincent Le Druillenec, farm labourer, and his wife, Sainte-Françoise, née Sangan. His parents were originally from ...

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Peach, (Clement) Blair (1946–1979), schoolteacher and victim of police brutality, was born on 25 March 1946 in New Zealand. He was educated at the Victoria University of Wellington, where he was co-editor of a literary magazine, Argot. Following graduation he took a series of jobs (including as a hospital orderly) before emigrating to ...

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Told, Silas (1711–1778), schoolmaster and prison visitor, was born at the Lime Kilns in Bristol on 3 April 1711 of 'very creditable' parentage. His father, a physician like his paternal grandfather, lost money invested in the building of a wet dock and died at sea. His mother was the daughter of ...