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Heinemann, Margot Claire (1913–1992), writer and teacher, was born on 18 November 1913 at 89 Priory Road, Hampstead, London, the second daughter of Meyer Max Heinemann, a merchant banker, and Selma Schott, a non-Orthodox Jewish couple recently immigrated from Frankfurt, Germany. An only brother was born four years later. ...

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Magnus [née Emanuel], Katie, Lady Magnus (1844–1924), writer and schoolteacher, was born on 2 May 1844 at 101 High Street, Portsmouth, one of six children of Alderman Emanuel Emanuel (c.1801–1888), a goldsmith and the first Jewish mayor of Portsmouth, and his wife, ...

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Rae, John Malcolm (1931–2006), headmaster and author, was born at 2 Rutford Road, Streatham, London, on 20 March 1931, the son of (Lawrence) John Rae, radiologist, and his wife, (Annie) Blodwen, née Williams. He was educated at Bishop's Stortford College and, after national service as a second lieutenant in the ...

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Roberts, Robert (1905–1974), teacher and writer, was born on 15 June 1905 at 1 Waterloo Street, Salford, Lancashire, the fourth of the seven children of Robert Roberts (b. 1872?), journeyman engineer, and his wife, Jane Elizabeth Jones (known as Jennie), corner shopkeeper. He attended ...

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Thompson, Edward John (1886–1946), teacher and writer, was born on 9 April 1886 at Hazel Grove, Stockport, the eldest son of John Moses Thompson (1854–1894), from near Penrith, and his wife, Elizabeth Penney (1851–1928), both Wesleyan missionaries to south India. Mission compounds and ...

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Treece, Henry William (1911–1966), writer and schoolteacher, was born on 22 December 1911 at Oxford Terrace, Oxford Street, New Town, Wednesbury, Staffordshire, the younger of the two children of Richard Treece (1881-1958), bridge engineer, and his wife, Mary Fisher, née Mason (1879/80-1935). He attended ...