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date: 18 October 2019

Adams, Sir Johnlocked

  • P. B. Ballard
  • , revised by M. C. Curthoys


Adams, Sir John (1857–1934), educationist, was born at Glasgow on 2 July 1857, the third son of Charles Adams, a master blacksmith in the Trongate, Glasgow, and his wife, Barbara McCallum. After attending St David's School he became a pupil teacher at Old Wynd School (later Oatlands School)...

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