Ellis, Clifford Wilson (1907–1985), designer and art teacher, and promoter of education through art, was born on 1 March 1907, at Bognor, the eldest in the family of two sons and two daughters of John Wilson Ellis, a designer who was trained in cabinet-making, and his wife, ...
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Lines, Samuel (1778–1863), designer and art teacher, was born at Allesley, near Coventry, on 7 February 1778, the son of John Lines (1746/7–1831) and his wife, Mary, née Rostill (1739/40–1787). His mother was mistress of a boarding-school in the town. On his mother's death in his boyhood he was placed in the charge of an uncle, a farmer, who employed him in agricultural work. ...