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Hughes, Elizabeth Phillips (1851–1925), college head and promoter of education in Wales, was born in Carmarthen on 22 June 1851, the eldest of three daughters and second of five children of John Hughes (1817–1897), a surgeon, and his wife, Anne (d. 1900)...

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Mayer, Matthew (1740–1814), Methodist preacher and promoter of the Sunday school movement, was born on 4 November 1740 at Portwood Hall estate, near Stockport, Cheshire, the son of John Mayer, yeoman farmer (d. 1775), and his wife, Hannah. Educated at a good country school, ...