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Chapman, George (1723–1806), schoolmaster and educationist, was born at Little Blacktown in the parish of Alvah, Banffshire, on 15 August 1723, the son of George Chapman, farmer, and Helen Stewart. He was educated at the parish school and at the grammar school of ...

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Clegg, Sir Alexander Bradshaw [Alec] (1909–1986), schoolteacher and educationist, was born on 13 June 1909 in Sawley, Derbyshire, the only son and youngest of five children of Samuel Clegg, headmaster of Long Eaton Grammar School, and his wife, Mary Bradshaw. Alec, as he was known, attended his father's school before going on to the Quaker ...

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Cook, Henry Caldwell (1886–1939), schoolteacher and educationist, was born on 20 May 1886 at 1 The Elms, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, the fourth son of William Cook, merchant, and his wife, Jessie Euphrasia (formerly Caldwell). His father had considerable business interests in Argentina, and following the family's move to ...

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Graham, William (1800–1886), schoolmaster and educationist, was born at Dunkeld, Perthshire, on 7 October 1800 to Alexander Graham (c.1774–1833), teacher, and his wife, Margaret Bell, apparently their only child. Alexander Graham moved to Perth to open a Latin academy, and there ...

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Johnson [Finlay-Johnson; married name Weller], Harriet (1871–1956), schoolteacher and educationist, was born at 9 Elizabeth Terrace, Hampstead, London, on 12 March 1871, the daughter of Thomas Conolly Johnson, house painter, and his wife, Jane Anne Fitz Patrick. She and her sister Emily entered teaching, possibly owing to financial pressure following the accidental death of her father. She qualified as a teacher through private study rather than through apprenticeship or college training, passed her certificate examinations in 1892, and received her certificate in 1894. She was employed for eight years at ...

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MacMunn, Norman (1877–1925), schoolmaster and educationist, was born on 20 July 1877 at Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton, the third son of Charles Alexander MacMunn (1852–1911), a surgeon and later honorary pathologist at Wolverhampton Royal Hospital, and his first wife, Laetitia (née MacMunn). His education from 1882 at a dame-school in ...