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Ash, John (1724–1779), lexicographer and grammarian, was born in Stockland, Dorset; the details of his parents are unknown. At first a blacksmith's apprentice, he received encouragement from the minister of Loughwood, near Lyme, in whose parish he had been baptized, and from 1740 he studied for the Baptist ministry under ...

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Fowler, Henry Watson (1858–1933), lexicographer and grammarian, was born on 10 March 1858 at Tonbridge, Kent, the eldest child of the seven sons and one daughter of the Revd Robert Fowler (1820–1879) and his wife, Caroline, née Watson. Robert Fowler (the son of a master carpenter at ...

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Henry Watson Fowler (1858–1933) by unknown photographer © reserved

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Garland, John of (b. c. 1195, d. in or after 1258), grammarian, lexicographer, and poet, was born in England, in a place he calls by its Latin name Gingia, perhaps Ginge in the Wantage hundred in Berkshire.

Garland studied at Oxford University under one ...

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Hornby, Albert Sydney [nicknamed Ash] (1898–1978), grammarian and lexicographer, was born on 10 August 1898 at Melville Cottage, Garden Lane, Chester, the eldest of the four children of Joseph Sidney Hornby (1871–1940), publisher's agent, and his wife, Margaret Ann Kitchen (1872–1966). Joseph...

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Albert Sydney Hornby (1898–1978) by unknown photographer © reserved; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Onions, Charles Talbut (1873–1965), lexicographer and grammarian, was born at 40 Spring Street, Edgbaston, Birmingham, on 10 September 1873, the eldest son of Ralph John Onions and his wife, Harriet, daughter of John Talbut, locksmith. Although the traditional occupation of the family had been bellows making, his father was a designer and embosser in metal; the name is of Welsh origin, being based on the form ...

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Robertson, William (fl. 1651–1685), grammarian and lexicographer, was born in Scotland of unknown parentage. He had graduated MA at the University of Edinburgh by 1651 and was possibly the William Robertson laureated by Duncan Forrester in 1645 (DNB). Robertson, who 'seems to have been a very zealous rabbinical scholar' (...

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Salesbury [Salisbury], Henry (b. 1560/61, d. in or after 1632), grammarian and lexicographer, displays in his background and in his work many of the most important features of Welsh Renaissance culture. He was the son of Robert Salesbury of Galltfaenan and Dôl Belydr...

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Shaw, William (1749–1831), Gaelic grammarian and lexicographer, was born on 3 February 1749 at Clachaig on the island of Arran. He received his early education in Ayr and, from about 1768, at the University of Glasgow, where he was awarded the degree of MA, apparently in 1772, though one source gives 1777 as the date of his graduation. While a student he taught at a grammar school in ...