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Benjamin Kidd (1858–1916) by Elliott & Fry, pubd 1894 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Kidd, Benjamin (1858–1916), sociologist, was born on 9 September 1858 near Bandon, co. Cork, the first of eleven children of Benjamin Kidd (c.1831–1914), constable in the Royal Irish Constabulary, and his wife, Mary Rebecca (1833–1916), daughter of John Dawson, landowner of ...


Schreiner, Olive Emilie Albertina (1855–1920), author and social theorist, was born on 24 March 1855 at Wittebergen Wesleyan mission station, on the border of Basutoland, Cape Colony, the ninth of the twelve children of Rebecca Lyndall (1818–1903) of London and her husband, Gottlob Schreiner (1814–1876)...