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Geddes, Sir Patrick (1854–1932), social evolutionist and city planner, was born at Ballater, west Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 2 October 1854, the youngest son of Alexander Geddes (1808–1899), and his wife, Janet Stivenson. His father was a quartermaster in the Black Watch; his mother came from a family of strict Presbyterian covenanters....

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Sir Patrick Geddes (1854–1932) by Lafayette, 1931 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Hall, Sir Peter Geoffrey (1932–2014), geographer and town planner, was born on 19 March 1932 in New End Hospital, Hampstead, London, the elder son of Arthur Vickers Hall (1885–1973), clerical officer with the Pensions Service, and his wife Bertha, née Keefe...

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Tyrwhitt, (Mary) Jaqueline [Jacky] (1905–1983), town planner and educator, was born on 24 May 1905 in Pretoria, Transvaal, the eldest child of Thomas Tyrwhitt (1874–1956), architect, and his wife, Dorothy Nina, née Marsden (c.1883–1938). Her parents had moved in 1904 to ...