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Dudeney, Henry Ernest (1857–1930), compiler of mathematical puzzles, was born in Mayfield, Sussex, on 10 April 1857, the third child and second son in the family of three sons and seven daughters of Gilbert Dudeney (1825–1877), a schoolmaster in a Methodist school at ...

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Horner, William George (1786–1837), mathematician and schoolteacher, was the son of William Horner (1746/7–1826), a native of Ireland who became an itinerant preacher in 1770. Brought to England by Wesley, the elder Horner officiated as a regular minister until 1819. Horner was educated from 1794 until 1800 at ...

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Josiah Charles Stamp, first Baron Stamp (1880–1941) by Lafayette, 1930 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Stamp, Josiah Charles, first Baron Stamp (1880–1941), statistician and business administrator, was born at Kilburn, London, on 21 June 1880. Of the seven children of his father, Charles Stamp (1852–1935), he was the third but eldest son to survive infancy; (Laurence) Dudley Stamp...

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Stocks, Percy (1889–1974), physician and medical statistician, the son of John Stocks, provision merchant, and his wife, Margaret Ann Mead, was born at 23 Ellesmere Avenue, Eccles, Lancashire, on 5 November 1889. From a small private school he won an entrance scholarship to ...