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Hill, Sir (George) Rowland (1855–1928), rugby administrator, was born on 21 January 1855 at Queen's House, Greenwich, London, one of three children of Irish protestant parents. His father, the Revd James Hill, was headmaster of the upper school of the Royal Hospital school, Greenwich...

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Marshall, Francis [Frank] (1845–1906), rugby administrator and schoolmaster, was born on 19 September 1845 at Witton Lane, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, the son of John William Marshall, a schoolmaster, and his wife, Sarah Salt. He was educated at Brewood School, then entered St John's College, Cambridge...

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Miller, James Arthur (1855–1939), rugby administrator and schoolmaster, was born in Leeds on 19 January 1855, the son of Joseph Miller, an engineer, and his wife, Elizabeth. He first played rugby in the 1870s as a pupil at Leeds middle class school, an Anglican establishment which specialized in science and technology. He later returned as the school's science master, a role in which he enjoyed great popularity with the boys. He played rugby for ...

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Rees, Walter Enoch (1863–1949), rugby administrator, was born at 6 East Side of London Road, Neath, Glamorgan, on 13 April 1863, the second of the six children of Joseph Cook Rees (1833–1883), builder and contractor, and his wife, Margaret, née Howell (1837–1930). After schooling in ...