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Thompson, Edward John (1886-1946), teacher and writer

Mary Lago

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/36487
Thompson, Edward John (1886-1946), teacher and writer


Thompson, Edward John (1886-1946), teacher and writer, was born on 9 April 1886 at Hazel Grove, Stockport, the eldest son of John Moses Thompson (1854-1894), from near Penrith, and his wife, Elizabeth Penney (1851-1928), both Wesleyan missionaries to south India. Mission compounds and Madras beaches were Edward's earliest memories. In ...

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