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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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Taylor, Isaac (1759–1829), engraver and educationist, was born in London on 30 January 1759, the second son of Isaac Taylor (1730–1807), engraver, and his wife, Sarah Hackshaw, née Jefferys (1733–1809). He spent his early years at Shenfield, Essex, and was first educated locally, probably at ...

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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...