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R. W. Livingstone

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Dill, Sir Samuel (1844–1924), classical scholar and educationist, was born on 26 March 1844 at Hillsborough, co. Down, the eldest son of the Revd Samuel Marcus Dill (d. 1870), DD, Presbyterian minister of Hillsborough, later professor of systematic theology and first president of ...

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Donaldson, Sir James (1831–1915), educationist and classical and patristic scholar, was born in the Aberdeen area on 26 April 1831, son of James Donaldson (of whom nothing certain is known) and Christina McKay (subsequently married in 1849 to William Hannan, a widower). He was educated from 1842 at ...

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Peterson, Sir William (1856–1921), classical scholar and educationist, the fifth son of John Peterson, a merchant of Leith, and his wife, Grace Montford, née Anderson, was born in Edinburgh on 29 May 1856. He was educated at the high school there and the ...

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Sidgwick, Arthur (1840–1920), educationist and classical scholar, was born at Skipton in Yorkshire on 9 April 1840, the fifth of six children of the Revd William Sidgwick (d. 22 May 1841), headmaster of Skipton grammar school, and his wife, Mary (née...