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Cheyne, James (c. 1545–1602), teacher of philosophy and mathematics

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Education; Philosophy; Mathematical Education. 366 words.

Cheyne, James (c. 1545–1602), teacher of philosophy and mathematics, was born about 1545, the second son of John Cheyne (d. 1547), laird of Arnage in Aberdeenshire, and his wife, Janet...

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Dunn, Samuel (bap. 1723, d. 1794), teacher of mathematics and navigation

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; History of Science and Technology; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Mathematical Education. 947 words.

Dunn, Samuel (bap. 1723, d. 1794), teacher of mathematics and navigation, was born in Crediton, Devon, and baptized there on 7 February 1723, the son of John (d. 1744) and Alice Dunn....

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Durell, Clement Vavasor (1882–1968), mathematics teacher and textbook writer

Michael H. Price.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Education; Mathematical Education. 924 words.

Durell, Clement Vavasor (1882–1968), mathematics teacher and textbook writer, was born on 6 June 1882 at the rectory, Fulbourn, near Cambridge, the son of John Vavasor Durell (1837–1923),...

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Farquharson, Henry (c. 1675–1739), teacher of mathematics and navigation in Russia

John H. Appleby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; History of Science and Technology; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Mathematical Education. 1545 words.

Farquharson, Henry (c. 1675–1739), teacher of mathematics and navigation in Russia, was a son of John Farquharson (d. before 1691), from a branch of the family at Milton, Whitehouse, in...

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Gloag, James (bap. 1795, d. 1870), teacher of mathematics and educationist

Peter Bell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Education; Mathematical Education. 888 words.

Gloag, James (bap. 1795, d. 1870), teacher of mathematics and educationist, was baptized on 5 October 1795 at Gretna, Dumfriesshire, the second of six children of Andrew Gloag (b. 1761), a...

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Keith, Thomas (bap. 1759, d. 1824), writer on mathematics and teacher

W. A. J. Archbold.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; History of Science and Technology; Education; Mathematical Education. 307 words.

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...

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Marrat, William (1772–1852), topographer and teacher of mathematics

C. W. Sutton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Mathematical Education. 369 words.

Marrat, William (1772–1852), topographer and teacher of mathematics, was born on 6 April 1772 at Sibsey, Lincolnshire, the son of John and Jane Marrat. Self-taught, he acquired a broad...

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Thurlby, Thomas (d. 1486), mathematician and teacher

George Molland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; History of Science and Technology; Education; Mathematical Education. 526 words.

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...

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