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Abbott, Edwin Abbott (1838-1926), headmaster and writer

L. R. Farnell and Rosemary Jann

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Abbott, Edwin Abbott (1838-1926), headmaster and writer, was born at 38 Gloucester Place, Marylebone, Middlesex, on 20 December 1838, the eldest son of Edwin Abbott (1808-1882), headmaster of the Philological School, Marylebone, and his wife, Jane Abbott (1806-1882), a first cousin. Educated at the City of London School under Dr ...

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