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Cleworth, Thomas Ebenezer (1854–1909), religious educationist, eldest survivor of the seven sons and five daughters of Enoch Cleworth of Tyldesley, near Manchester, and Mary Sykes of Heywood, was born at Westminster on 2 April 1854, his father at that date being a London...

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Johannes Amos Comenius (1592–1670) by Wenceslaus Hollar, 1652 © Copyright The British Museum

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Comenius, Johannes Amos [Jan Amos Komenský] (1592–1670), theologian and educationist, was born on 28 March 1592, the only son of Martin Segeš Komenský (d. 1602), a burgher in Uherský Brod, and his wife, Anna (d. 1603). Comenius was born in Moravia...

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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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Edwards, Thomas Charles (1837–1900), theologian and educationist, was born at Llanycil, Bala, Merioneth, on 22 September 1837. He was the eldest son of Lewis Edwards, founder of Bala College, and through his mother he was related to Thomas Charles, organizer of the Sunday school movement in ...

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Thomas Charles Edwards (1837–1900) by James Russell & Sons © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Scott, Alexander John [Sandy] (1805–1866), theological dissident and educationist, was born on 26 March 1805 at the Middle Parish manse, Greenock, the fifth of six children born to Dr John Scott (1763–1836), a Church of Scotland parish minister, and his wife, Susanna, daughter of ...

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Wesley [née Annesley], Susanna (1669–1742), theological writer and educator, was born on 20 January 1669 in Spital Yard, Bishopsgate, London, the youngest daughter of the Revd Samuel Annesley (bap. 1620, d. 1696), nonconformist minister, and his second wife, Mary White (d...

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Woodward, Hezekiah (1591/2–1675), educationist and divine, was born in Worcestershire, the youngest of nine children. Like most educational reformers, Woodward was critical of his own upbringing. According to the autobiographical details in his 'Of the child's portion' (1640), published in A Sons Patrimony and a Daughters Portion...