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Acland, Sir Arthur Herbert Dyke, thirteenth baronet (1847–1926), politician and educational reformer, was born at Holnicote, near Porlock, Somerset, on 13 October 1847, the third son of Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, eleventh baronet (1809–1898), and his first wife, Mary (d. 1851), daughter of ...

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Sir Arthur Herbert Dyke Acland, thirteenth baronet (1847–1926) by W. & D. Downey, pubd 1894 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, eleventh baronet (1809–1898) by Hills & Saunders © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Acland, Sir Thomas Dyke, eleventh baronet (1809–1898), politician and educational reformer, born at Killerton, Devon, on 25 May 1809, was the eldest son of Sir Thomas Dyke Acland (1787–1871), politician and philanthropist, and his wife, Lydia Elizabeth (d. 1856), only daughter of ...

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George Dixon (1820–1898) by Henry John Whitlock © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Dixon, George (1820–1898), educational reformer and politician, was born on 21 July 1820 at Gomersal, Yorkshire, the fourth son in the family of five sons and three daughters of Abraham Dixon (d. 1850), merchant and inventor in the woollen textile industry, of ...

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Sargant, William Lucas (1809–1889), educational reformer and political economist, was born at King's Norton, Worcestershire, the son of William Sargant and his wife, Elizabeth. He was baptized at St Philip's, Birmingham on 25 January 1810. His father was a military arms manufacturer in ...