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Jones, John Viriamu (1856–1901), university administrator and physicist, was born on 2 January 1856 at Pentre-poeth, near Swansea, the second son of Thomas Jones (1819–1882), nonconformist minister, and his first wife, Jane, née Jones (d. 1867). His elder brother was Sir David Brynmor Jones KC...


Sir Henry Enfield Roscoe (1833–1915) by Horatio Nelson King © National Portrait Gallery, London


Roscoe, Sir Henry Enfield (1833–1915), chemist and university administrator, was born on 7 January 1833 in London at 10 Powis Place, off Great Ormond Street, the first of two children of Henry Roscoe (1800–1836), legal writer and biographer, and Maria Fletcher (1798–1885), daughter of ...


Selincourt, Agnes De (1872–1917), missionary and college administrator, was born at Alverstoke, Leigham Court Road, Streatham, London, on 4 September 1872, the eldest daughter and fourth child of Charles Alexandre De Sélincourt, merchant, and his wife, Theodora Bruce, née Bendall; her father was of French origin, possibly of Huguenot descent. From a private school in ...