Carpenter, Mary (1807–1877), educationist and penal reformer, was born on 3 April 1807 at Exeter, the eldest of six children of the Unitarian minister Lant Carpenter (1780–1840) and his wife, Anna Penn (1782?–1856), a supervisor of schools for girls. The Carpenters belonged to the intellectual aristocracy of English puritanism, a world largely set apart from the wider society. Piety, an exacting sense of obligation, and reforming principles marked the household. Though vowed to tolerance, the ...
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Creed, Sir Thomas Percival (1897–1969), lawyer and educationist, was born in Leicester on 29 January 1897, the third son in the family of five children of the Revd Colin John Creed, curate of St Peter's, Leicester, and later rector of Farthinghoe, Northamptonshire, and his wife, ...
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Pappworth [formerly Papperovitch], Maurice Henry (1910–1994), medical ethicist and educationist, was born on 9 January 1910 at 27 Pleasant Street, Liverpool, the second child in the family of three sons and six daughters of (Isaac) Jacob Papperovitch (d. 1960), master tailor, who changed his name to ...
Wood, Samuel Francis (1809–1843), barrister, theologian, and educationist, was born at Hemsworth, near Pontefract, Yorkshire, on 1 August 1809, the second son of Sir Francis Lindley Wood (d. 1846), second baronet, and his wife Anne, née Buck. His elder brother, the politician ...