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date: 25 August 2019

Adamson, Sir John Ernestlocked

(1867–1950)
  • Peter Kallaway

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Adamson, Sir John Ernest (1867–1950), educationist, was born at Westgate Common, Wakefield, Yorkshire, on 11 January 1867, the son of Tom Adamson, engine fitter, and his wife, Eliza Stokoe. He attended St Michael's elementary school, Wakefield, and went on to St Mark's College, Chelsea...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)