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Nicholas, Thomas

W. Gareth Evans

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/20102

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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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Subjects: Education

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