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Grubb, Wilfrid Barbrooke (1865–1930), missionary and explorer in Paraguay, was born at Ferryhill, Liberton, Edinburgh, on 11 August 1865, the third of five children of John Barbrooke Grubb (1823–1893), chemist, and his wife, Ann Mary Lang (1825–1916). He was of Scottish descent, though both parents were by birth English and by denomination Anglican. He was educated at ...

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Charles Livingstone (1821–1873) by unknown photographer, 1860s David Livingstone Centre, Blantyre / National Trust for Scotland

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Livingstone, Charles (1821–1873), missionary and traveller in Africa, younger brother of David Livingstone, was born at Blantyre in Lanarkshire on 28 February 1821, the son of Neil Livingstone and his wife, Agnes Hunter. He attended the local school and worked with his brother in the cotton factory of ...

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Joseph Wolff (1795–1862) by unknown artist His Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury / The Church Commissioners for England; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Wolff, Joseph (1795–1862), missionary and traveller, son of David Levi, rabbi, and his wife, Sarah, daughter of Isaac Lipchowitz of Bretzfeld, was born at Weilersbach, near Forchheim and Bamberg, in Franconia. Given the name Wolff at his circumcision eight days after his birth, he took the forename ...