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Florence Eveleen Eleanore Bell, Lady Bell (1851–1930) by unknown photographer courtesy of Middlesbrough Libraries & Information

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Bell [née Olliffe], Florence Eveleen Eleanore, Lady Bell (1851–1930), author, social investigator, and playwright, was born on 9 September 1851 at 2 rue St Florentin, Paris, the youngest of the four children of Sir Joseph Olliffe (1808–1869), physician to the British embassy in ...

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Hobhouse, Leonard Trelawny (1864–1929), social philosopher and journalist, was born on 8 September 1864 at St Ive, near Liskeard, Cornwall, the youngest of the seven children of the Revd Reginald Hobhouse (1818–1895), rector of St Ive for fifty years and archdeacon of Bodmin...

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Leonard Trelawny Hobhouse (1864–1929) by Elliott & Fry British Library of Political and Economic Science

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Hoggart, (Herbert) Richard (1918–2014), writer and cultural critic, was born on 24 September 1918 at the maternity hospital in Leeds, the second son of Tom Longfellow Hoggart (1880–1922), a journeyman house-painter and infantryman, and his wife Adeline Emma (...

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Madge, Charles Henry (1912–1996), poet and sociologist, was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 10 October 1912, the son of Charles Albert Madge (d. 1916), army officer, and his wife, Barbara, née Hylton Foster. His father, temporary lieutenant-colonel in the Royal Warwickshire regiment...

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Charles Henry Madge (1912–1996) by Elliott & Fry, 1945 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Reckitt, Maurice Benington (1888–1980), writer and Christian sociologist, was born in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, on 19 June 1888, the eldest of the three children and elder son of Arthur Benington Reckitt and his wife, Helen Annie Thomas. His parents' influence on his character was both creditable and corrosive. ...

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Anthony Terrell Seward Sampson (1926–2004) by Godfrey Argent, 1969 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sampson, Anthony Terrell Seward (1926–2004), journalist and author, was born at 19 Mill Lane, Billingham-on-Tees, co. Durham, on 3 August 1926, the only son of Michael Trevisky Sampson, chief scientist at the ICI ammonia works in Billingham, and his wife, Phyllis, née Seward...

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Schreiner, Olive Emilie Albertina (1855–1920), author and social theorist, was born on 24 March 1855 at Wittebergen Wesleyan mission station, on the border of Basutoland, Cape Colony, the ninth of the twelve children of Rebecca Lyndall (1818–1903) of London and her husband, Gottlob Schreiner (1814–1876)...