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Chapman, George (1723–1806), schoolmaster and educationist, was born at Little Blacktown in the parish of Alvah, Banffshire, on 15 August 1723, the son of George Chapman, farmer, and Helen Stewart. He was educated at the parish school and at the grammar school of ...

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Clegg, Sir Alexander Bradshaw [Alec] (1909–1986), schoolteacher and educationist, was born on 13 June 1909 in Sawley, Derbyshire, the only son and youngest of five children of Samuel Clegg, headmaster of Long Eaton Grammar School, and his wife, Mary Bradshaw. Alec, as he was known, attended his father's school before going on to the Quaker ...

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Cook, Henry Caldwell (1886–1939), schoolteacher and educationist, was born on 20 May 1886 at 1 The Elms, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, the fourth son of William Cook, merchant, and his wife, Jessie Euphrasia (formerly Caldwell). His father had considerable business interests in Argentina, and following the family's move to ...

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Forsyth, David (1844–1934), headmaster and educationist, was born in October 1844 at Coatbridge, Glasgow, the son of David Forsyth, a master engineer, and his wife, Agnes Laidlaw. He began his teaching career at the age of thirteen as a pupil teacher in Ayrshire...

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Graham, William (1800–1886), schoolmaster and educationist, was born at Dunkeld, Perthshire, on 7 October 1800 to Alexander Graham (c.1774–1833), teacher, and his wife, Margaret Bell, apparently their only child. Alexander Graham moved to Perth to open a Latin academy, and there ...

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MacMunn, Norman (1877–1925), schoolmaster and educationist, was born on 20 July 1877 at Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton, the third son of Charles Alexander MacMunn (1852–1911), a surgeon and later honorary pathologist at Wolverhampton Royal Hospital, and his first wife, Laetitia (née MacMunn). His education from 1882 at a dame-school in ...

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Marland, (Peter) Michael (1934–2008), headteacher and educationist, was born at 2 Nightingale Lane, Clapham, London, on 28 December 1934, the only child of James Albert (Bert) Marland (1904–1976), professional pianist, and his wife, Margaret Veronica, née Conley (1904–1972). At the time of his birth registration his parents lived at ...

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Martin, Hugh (1890–1964), ecumenical student leader and publisher, was born on 7 April 1890 in Glasgow, the son of the Revd Thomas Henry Martin, minister of the Adelaide Place Baptist Church, Glasgow, for thirty years and his wife, Clara Thorpe. His early initiation into the spirit of the ecumenical movement came in 1910 when he was a '...