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Althans, (Andrew) Henry (1784–1855), educationist, was born on 22 October 1784 at Whitechapel in the East End of London. He was the eldest son of Frederick Charles Althans, a corn factor, and his second wife, Margaretta Magdalen Jasper (1752–1789), who was partly of German origin. His mother's piety was commemorated by the posthumous publication of her papers, ...

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Baines, Sir Edward (1800–1890), journalist, politician, and educationist, was born in Leeds on 28 May 1800, the second son of Edward Baines (1774–1848), editor of the Leeds Mercury, and his wife, Charlotte, daughter of Matthew Talbot, a Leeds currier. Matthew Talbot Baines and ...

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Benn, John Meriton (1908–1992), educationist and civil servant, was born on 16 July 1908 at 231 Manchester Road, Burnley, Lancashire, the third of the five children of Ernest Benn (1871–1935), leather merchant, and his wife, (Emily) Louise, née Hey (1879–1957). John Benn was educated at ...

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Donaldson, Sir James (1831–1915), educationist and classical and patristic scholar, was born in the Aberdeen area on 26 April 1831, son of James Donaldson (of whom nothing certain is known) and Christina McKay (subsequently married in 1849 to William Hannan, a widower). He was educated from 1842 at ...

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Dunn, Henry (1801–1878), educationist, was born on 22 January 1801 at Nottingham, the eldest son of Jonathan Dunn (1771–1859), printer, bookseller, and city councillor, and his wife, Elizabeth Barnett (1774–1803), who died during Dunn's infancy. His father remarried and had a large second family. At fourteen ...

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Ellis [née Stickney], Sarah (1799–1872), writer and educationist, was born at Ridgmont, in Holderness, Yorkshire, the youngest of the five children of William Stickney (d. 1848), a Quaker farmer, and his wife, Esther, née Richardson (d. 1803). By his second wife, 'a lady from ...

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Foulger [née Rutherford], Dorothea (1787–1852), educationist, was born in 1787 (probably in November), in the London parish of St George-in-the-East, the daughter of Dr John Rutherford and his wife, Lydia Rebecca Duplex. Her mother's family were Huguenot silk weavers who settled in ...

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Garnett, (James Clerk) Maxwell (1880–1958), educationist and peace campaigner, was born at Cherry Hinton, Cambridge, on 13 October 1880, the eldest of the five children of William Garnett (1850–1932), physicist and educationist, and his wife, Rebecca Samways (1853–1945). The career of Maxwell Garnett...

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(James Clerk) Maxwell Garnett (1880–1958) by Karl Pollak, c. 1948 © reserved; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Grove, Eleanor (1826–1905), educationist, was the youngest of a large and distinguished family. She was born in Clapham, Surrey, daughter of Thomas Grove, a businessman and a devout Congregationalist, and his wife, Mary Blades. It was an educated and musical home, influenced by the ethos of the evangelical ...

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Nicholas, Thomas (1816–1879), educationist and antiquary, was born on 17 February 1816 in Trefgarn, near Solfach, Pembrokeshire. Nothing is known of his parentage and early life. During his youth he contributed to various Welsh periodicals, but the intervention of business interests and evangelical tours meant that it was not until 1841 that he first received formal education at ...

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Payne, Joseph (1808–1876), educationist, was born on 2 March 1808 at Bury St Edmunds. Details of his early life are obscure but his parents, Joseph Payne and Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Leader, were not wealthy. On the occasion of his own marriage in 1837 ...

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Joseph Payne (1808–1876) by Charles William Sherborn, 1880 (after unknown photographer) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Pearson, William Winstanley [Willie] (1881–1923), missionary and educationist, was born on 7 May 1881 at 48 Princes Road, Toxteth, Liverpool, the son of the Revd Samuel Pearson (1842–1907), Congregationalist minister, and his wife, Bertha Eliza, née Crosfield (1850–1922), from a prominent Quaker family. His father became a passive resister to the ...

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Reed, Sir Charles (1819–1881), educationist, third son in the family of five sons and two daughters of Andrew Reed, the philanthropist, and his wife, Eliza Holmes, was born at a farmhouse near Sonning in Berkshire on 20 June 1819, and was educated, successively, at ...

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Shaw, Mabel (1888–1973), missionary and educationist, was born on 3 December 1888 at Prestwood Road, Heath Town, Willenhall, Wolverhampton, the eldest of three boys and two girls of Matthew Shaw, a tea-shop manager, and his wife, Elizabeth Anne, née Purchase. Between the ages of five and ten she lived with her grandmother in the ...

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Shuttleworth, Sir James Phillips Kay-, first baronet (1804–1877), civil servant and educationist, was born James Phillips Kay on 20 July 1804 in Rochdale, Lancashire, the eldest of the six children of Robert Kay (1768-1834), cotton merchant, and his wife, Hannah née Phillips (1780-1835)...

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Sir James Phillips Kay- Shuttleworth, first baronet (1804–1877) by unknown engraver, pubd 1877 (after C. A. Duval) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Wheelock, Eleazar (1711–1779), Congregationalist minister and educator in America, was born on 22 April 1711 in Windham, Connecticut, the only son of Ralph Wheelock, a prosperous farmer, and his wife, Ruth Huntington. He was the great-grandson of Cambridge-educated Ralph Wheelock, an English puritan clergyman who settled in ...

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Whitley, Percival Nathan (1893–1956), cotton spinner and educationist, was born on 1 October 1893 at Brantwood, Stafford Road, Halifax, the eldest of the four children of John Henry (Harry) Whitley (1866–1935), cotton spinner and politician, and his first wife, Marguerita Virginia (Margaret; 1872–1925)...