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Barham, Thomas Foster (1794–1869), physician and classical scholar, was born at Hendon, Middlesex, on 10 September 1794, the eldest son of six children born to Thomas Foster Barham (1766–1844) and his wife, Mary Ann Morton. Among his brothers, William Foster Barham (1802–1845) was a writer, ...


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Bowman, Eddowes (1810–1869), teacher and classical scholar, eldest son of John Eddowes Bowman the elder (1785–1841), and Elizabeth Eddowes (1788–1859), his cousin, was born at Nantwich on 12 November 1810. He was educated chiefly at Hazelwood, near Birmingham, by Thomas Wright Hill, father of ...


John Jones (c. 1766–1827) by Ridley, pubd 1799 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Jones, John (c. 1766–1827), Unitarian minister and classical scholar, was born at Wernfelan, near Llandovery, in the parish of Llandingad, Carmarthenshire, the son of a farmer. He was educated at Christ College, Brecon, a grammar school, from 1780 until the death of his father in 1783. From 1786 to 1792 he studied at the recently founded ...


Tarrant, Dorothy (1885–1973), classical scholar, was born on 7 May 1885 at 6 Craven Terrace, Wandsworth, London, the only daughter (there were two sons) of the Revd William George Tarrant (1853–1928), Unitarian minister and journalist, and his wife, Alice, daughter of Henry Stanley...