- G. J. Holyoake
- , revised by M. C. Curthoys
Edmondson, George (1798–1863), educationist, was born in Lancaster on 8 September 1798, the son of John and Jane Edmondson, trunk manufacturers. His parents were Quakers, and he spent his early years entirely among Quakers, and always belonged to the Society. He had a gift for mechanical invention, shared by his brother ...