Burrows, Christine Mary Elizabeth (1872–1959), educationist and college head, was born at New Street, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, on 4 January 1872. She was the only and posthumous child of Henry Parker Burrows (1833–1871), a partner in Langton Burrows Breweries, Maidenhead, and his wife, ...
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Foster, Sir (Thomas) Gregory, first baronet (1866–1931), university administrator, was born in London on 10 June 1866, the eldest son of Thomas Gregory Foster (1815–1903), barrister, of Clapham and Lincoln's Inn, and his wife, Sophie (d. 1911), daughter of John Farquhar Allday...
Venables, Sir Percy Frederick Ronald [Peter] (1904–1979), educationist and university administrator, was born on 5 August 1904 at Birkenhead, the second of the seven children of Percy Venables, a Post Office clerk, and his wife, Ethel Kate Paull. Peter, as he was known, was educated at ...