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This month’s update adds ten new articles on lives connected with some of the regions of the British Isles. Read the introduction here.

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Campbell [née Johnson], Rachel Elizabeth [Betty] (1934-2017)

 Born in Cardiff, where she trained as a teacher and taught in a primary school in Butetown, Rachel Elizabeth [Betty] Campbell became the first Black headteacher in Wales and one of the first in the UK.

 

 

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FEBRUARY 11, 2021

What's New: February 2021

This month’s update adds ten new articles on lives connected with some of the regions of the British Isles. Read the introduction here.

JANUARY 14, 2021

2021 Update of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

The January 2021 update of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford DNB) adds new biographies of 241 men and women who died in the year 2017.

JANUARY 14, 2021

What's New: January 2021

In the latest update, described in the introduction by Sir David Cannadine, we include the biographies of 241 people who died in 2017, and who left their mark on the UK's national life, from Martin McGuinness to Christine Keeler, and from Sir Peter Mansfield to Khadija Saye.