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Blyth, Phoebe (1816–1898), educationist and philanthropist, was born at Gray Street, Newington, in Edinburgh, on 5 April 1816, the daughter of Robert Brittain Blyth, a metal merchant, and his wife, Barbara Cooper. Phoebe had a brother, the Revd Robert Blyth, who was an ardent supporter of Scottish sabbath schools. The family were active members of the ...

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Flora Clift Stevenson (1839–1905) by Alexander Roche, c. 1904 © Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Stevenson, Flora Clift (1839–1905), philanthropist and educationist, was born at West George Street, Glasgow, on 30 October 1839, the youngest of the numerous children of James Stevenson (1786–1866), a managing partner of the Jarrow Chemical Company, and his wife, Jane Stewart Shannan. The architect ...

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Stow, David (1793–1864), school founder and educationist, was born in Paisley on 17 May 1793, the son of William Stow and his wife, Agnes Smith. William Stow was a prosperous Paisley merchant and magistrate but the family was partly of English descent; David Stow's...

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David Stow (1793–1864) by John Graham Gilbert Collection: University of Strathclyde