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Cannan, Charles (1858–1919), Aristotelian scholar and publisher, was born at Richmond, Surrey, on 2 August 1858, son of David Alexander Cannan (1820–1877), a building contractor of Kirkcudbrightshire, and his wife, Jane Dorothea Claude (1822–1861), a Sunday school teacher of Huguenot descent. His brother was the economist ...

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Charles Cannan (1858–1919) by Gillman & Co., 1918 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Colin Henderson Roberts (1909–1990) by Walter Stoneman, 1956 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Roberts, Colin Henderson (1909–1990), classical scholar and publisher, was born on 8 June 1909 in Queen Elizabeth Walk, Stoke Newington, London, the second son and second of five children (four sons and one daughter) of Robert Lewis Roberts, the head of a family building firm founded in the previous generation, and his wife, ...