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Mahaffy, Sir John Pentlandlocked

(1839–1919)
  • E. M. Walker
  • , revised by B. C. McGing

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Mahaffy, Sir John Pentland (1839–1919), college head and classical scholar, was born at Chapponnaire, near Vevey, Switzerland, on 26 February 1839, the seventh and youngest child of the Revd Nathaniel B. Mahaffy, a small landowner in co. Donegal, and his wife, Elizabeth Pentland...

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