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Andrew Bell (1753–1832) by Charles Turner, pubd 1825 (after William Owen) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Bell, Andrew (1753–1832), Church of England clergyman and educationist, was born on 27 March 1753 in South Street, St Andrews, the second son of baillie Alexander Bell (d. 1789) and his wife, Margaret Robertson. His father, who was talented and well-educated, figured prominently in the community; by trade a wig-maker, he was also assistant at ...

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Bennett, Joyce Mary (1923–2015), educationist and Anglican priest, was born at 28 James Street, Marylebone, London, on 22 April 1923, the daughter of Frank Bennett (1890–1981), master butcher, and his wife, Edith Mary (Edie), née Stevens (1890–1976). Her parents had married in ...

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Daniel, Evan (1837–1904), Church of England clergyman, educationist, and author, born at Pontypool on 4 September 1837, was the second son of Evan Daniel of Pontypool, builder and architect, and his wife, Sarah Beach. After education at the national school, Pontypool, he entered ...

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Dawes, Richard (bap. 1793, d. 1867), dean of Hereford and educationist, was baptized on 13 April 1793 at Hawes in Yorkshire, the son of James Dawes, who farmed an estate at Hawes, and his wife, Isabella. He had at least three younger brothers. He was educated at the school of the blind Quaker mathematician ...

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Doudney, David Alfred (1811–1893), Church of England clergyman and educationist, was born on 8 March 1811 at 386 Mile End Terrace, Portsea, son of John Doudney (d. 1834), tallow chandler, and his wife, Sarah (d. 1838). Details of his education are unknown, but it was probably minimal. At the age of thirteen he was apprenticed to a printer at ...

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Elrington, Charles Richard (1787–1850), Church of Ireland clergyman and educationist, was born in Molesworth Street, Dublin, on 25 March 1787, the elder of the two sons of Thomas Elrington (1760–1835), bishop of Leighlin and Ferns, and Charlotte, the daughter of Plunket Preston, rector of ...

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Smith, William (1727–1803), Church of England clergyman and educationist, was born at Slains, north of Aberdeen, in 1727, probably on 20 April, the only son of Thomas Smith (b. 1692) and his first wife, Elizabeth Duncan. After attending the local parish school ...

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Stevens, Thomas (1809–1888), Church of England clergyman and educationist, was born at Bradfield rectory, Berkshire, on 16 September 1809, the second son of Henry Stevens (1766–1842), rector and squire of Bradfield, and his wife, Maria, daughter of William Tinney of Salisbury. Educated privately at ...

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Warrington, Percy Ewart (1889–1961), educationist and Church of England clergyman, was born at Newhall, Derbyshire, near Burton upon Trent, on 29 December 1889, the elder son of Thomas Warrington, farmer, and his wife, Mary Jane, daughter of William Wright, the registrar of South Derbyshire...

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Wells, Edward (1667–1727), Church of England clergyman and educationist, was the eldest child of Edward Wells (d. 1677), vicar of Corsham, Wiltshire, and his wife, Elizabeth. He was admitted into Westminster School, London, in 1680, and was thence elected to a scholarship at ...