Bryce, James (1806–1877), schoolteacher and geologist, was born on 22 October 1806 at Killaig, near Coleraine, Ireland, the third son of the family of four sons and at least one daughter of James Bryce (1767–1857), Scottish Presbyterian minister, and his wife, Catherine Annan...
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Druce, (John) Gerald Frederick (1894–1950), chemist and schoolmaster, was born on 8 December 1894 at 14 St John's Road, Leamington Spa, the son of Frederick Druce, an assistant manager of a coffee house (and later a gardener), and his wife, Hannah Freeman. Following the family's move to ...
T. E. James
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Hayward, Robert Baldwin (1829–1903), mathematician and schoolteacher, was born on 7 March 1829, probably at Bocking, Essex, the son of Robert Hayward and his wife, Ann Baldwin. His father was from an old Quaker family but withdrew from the Quaker community on his marriage. ...
R. E. Anderson
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Highton, Henry (1816–1874), schoolmaster and experimenter in telegraphy, was born at Leicester on 19 January 1816, the eldest son of Henry Highton of that town. He was educated at Rugby School under Thomas Arnold, with whom he remained friendly for a number of years afterwards. He matriculated at ...
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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C. H. Lees
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Hughes, David Edward (1829/31–1900), teacher and telegraph engineer, was born either on 18 June 1829 or on 16 May 1831 at Corwen, near Bala, Merioneth, or in Holborn, London, the second son in the family of three sons and one daughter of David Hughes...
W. A. J. Archbold
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Keith, Thomas (bap. 1759, d. 1824), writer on mathematics and teacher, was born at Winestead, near Patrington, the son of Thomas Keith, a labourer, and his wife, Elizabeth, and was baptized at Brandesburton, near Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, on 22 September 1759. His father died soon after....
Anne Pimlott Baker
Neal, Ernest Gordon (1911–1998), biologist and schoolmaster, was born on 20 May 1911 at 106 St Johns Road, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, the youngest child in the family of two sons and two daughters of the Revd Frederick Neal (d. 1952), a Baptist minister, and his Scottish wife, ...
Shenstone, William Ashwell (1850–1908), chemist and schoolmaster, was born at Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, on 1 December 1850. He was the eldest son of James Burt Byron Shenstone, a pharmaceutical chemist in Colchester, and his wife, Jemima, daughter of James Chapman, of ...
Thurlby, Thomas (d. 1486), mathematician and teacher, came from the diocese of Durham. Educated at Oxford, he took rather a long time over his junior arts career and did not receive his MA until 1462; but in 1453 he (together with the MA ...
G. S. Boulger
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Uvedale, Robert (1642–1722), schoolteacher and botanist, was born on 25 May 1642 in the parish of St Margaret, Westminster, the third son of eleven children of Robert Uvedale (d. 1683), innkeeper, and his wife, Margaret, formerly Smith. Robert was the eldest of the seven children to survive infancy. The family was a very minor offshoot of a younger branch of the ...
Walkingame, Francis (bap. 1723, d. 1783), schoolmaster and writer on arithmetic, was baptized on 25 July 1723 at St Giles-in-the-Fields, London, the only surviving son of John Walkingame (d. 1752), agent to the Marchant Water Works, and Elizabeth (d. in or before 1752)...
A. E. L. Davis
Yeldham, Florence Annie (1877–1945), schoolteacher and historian of arithmetic, was born at School House, Brightling, Battle, Sussex, on 30 October 1877, the second daughter and second of at least seven children of Thomas Yeldham (b. c.1853) of Bromley, Kent, a schoolteacher who later became a school inspector, and his wife, ...