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Leonard Horner (1785–1864) by unknown artist Heriot-Watt University Archive

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Horner, Leonard (1785–1864), factory inspector, geologist, and educationist, was born on 17 January 1785 at St George's Square, Edinburgh, the third and youngest son of John Horner (d. 1829), a wealthy whig linen merchant, and his wife, Joanna, née Baillie. In his youth his circle of acquaintances included ...

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Wolfenden, John Frederick [Jack], Baron Wolfenden (1906–1985), educationist and public servant, was born on 26 June 1906 in Swindon, Wiltshire. Jack, as he was known throughout his life, was the first-born child of George Wolfenden (d. 1962) and his wife, Emily, née...

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John Frederick Wolfenden, Baron Wolfenden (1906–1985) by unknown photographer, 1956 Getty Images