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Fordyce, David (bap. 1711, d. 1751), university teacher and writer on education, was born at Broadford, near Aberdeen, and baptized there on 1 April 1711, the second son of George Fordyce (1663–1733), merchant, farmer, and sometime provost of Aberdeen, and his second wife, ...


Mason, Charlotte Maria Shaw (1842–1923), teacher and writer on education, was born probably on 1 January 1842 in Bangor, North Wales. Her origins were concealed and no birth certificate has been found, but her parentage has now been established (Coombs). Her mother was ...


Charlotte Maria Shaw Mason (1842–1923) by Fred Yates, 1901 © reserved


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...