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Susan Sutherland Isaacs (1885–1948) by Enoch Fairhurst, 1935 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Isaacs [née Fairhurst], Susan Sutherland (1885–1948), educational psychologist and psychoanalyst, was born on 24 May 1885, at 32 Bradshaw Brow, Turton, Bolton, Lancashire, the seventh of eight children of William Fairhurst, journalist and Methodist lay preacher, and his wife, Miriam Sutherland. Fairhurst's...

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Peel, Edwin Arthur (1911–1992), educational psychologist, was born on 11 March 1911 at 19 Copley Street, Everton, Liverpool, the son of Arthur Peel, a schoolmaster in an industrial school, and his wife, Mary Ann Miller. The family came from Yorkshire. Edwin was educated at ...

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Thomson, Sir Godfrey Hilton (1881–1955), educational psychologist and psychometrician, was born at 19 Corporation Road, Carlisle, Cumberland, on 27 March 1881, the son of Charles Thomson, a domestic machinery agent, and his wife, Jane Hilton. Shortly after the birth his mother left the marital home, taking the infant ...

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Vernon, Philip Ewart (1905–1987), educational psychologist, was born on 6 June 1905 in Oxford, the second of three children and the elder son of Horace Middleton Vernon, physiologist and fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, and his wife, Katherine Dorothea, daughter of the Revd William Ewart...