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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

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Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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Baily, John Walker (1809–1873), collector of antiquities

Michael Rhodes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 693 words.

Baily, John Walker (1809–1873), collector of antiquities, was born on 9 January 1809 in Kent Road, London, the second son of William Baily, an ironmonger, of 71 Gracechurch Street, London,...

Baily, Charles (1815–1878), architect and archaeologist

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Architecture. 338 words.

Baily, Charles (1815–1878), architect and archaeologist, was born at 71 Gracechurch Street, London, on 10 April 1815, the third son of William Baily, of Gracechurch Street, East Dulwich,...

Bayly, John (1595/6–1633), scholar and Church of England clergyman

T. F. Tout.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 470 words.

Bayly, John (1595/6–1633), scholar and Church of England clergyman, was born in Herefordshire, the eldest son of Lewis Bayly (c. 1575–1631), later bishop of Bangor, and of his first wife,...

Baily, Thomas (c. 1527–1591), Roman Catholic priest and college head

Antony Charles Ryan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 518 words.

Baily, Thomas (c. 1527–1591), Roman Catholic priest and college head, was born in Yorkshire. On 3 June 1543, in his sixteenth year, he entered Clare College, Cambridge, as a scholar. He...

Bayly, Sir Christopher Allan (Chris) (1945–2015), historian of India and empire

Seema Alavi.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History. 1767 words.

Bayly, Sir Christopher Allan (Chris) (1945–2015), historian of India and empire, was born on 18 May 1945 at Summer Court nursing home, Southborough, Kent, the son of Roy Ernest Bayly...

Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Business Finance; Education; Politics. 181 words.

Born 10 Jan. 1947; o s of Keith Robertson Oakeshott, CMG and of Jill Oakeshott; m 1976, Dr Pippa Poulton; two s one d

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Nuttall, Dr Geoffrey Fillingham

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 651 words.

FBA 1991

Born Colwyn Bay, Wales, 8 Nov. 1911; s of Harold Nuttall and Muriel Fillingham (née Hodgson); m 1944, Mary (née Preston) (d 1982), widow...

Isbister, Alexander Kennedy (1822–1883), headmaster and writer

Richard Aldrich.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 969 words.

Isbister, Alexander Kennedy (1822–1883), headmaster and writer, was born on 18 April 1822 at Cumberland House, Fort Cumberland, on the Saskatchewan River, in Canada. He was the son of...

Nunn, John Francis

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Medicine and Health. 276 words.

PhD, DSc, MD; FRCS, FRCA; FGS

Born 7 Nov. 1925; s of late Francis Nunn, Colwyn Bay; m 1949, Sheila, null...

Sisam, Kenneth (1887–1971), Anglo-Saxon scholar and publisher

Christopher Stray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Publishing. 1626 words.

Sisam, Kenneth (1887–1971), Anglo-Saxon scholar and publisher, was born in Opotiki, Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand, on 2 September 1887, the youngest of eight children of Alfred...

Pennington, Anne Elizabeth (1934–1981), Slavonic philologist

I. P. Foote.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics. 863 words.

Pennington, Anne Elizabeth (1934–1981), Slavonic philologist, was born on 31 March 1934 at Maarama, Pigeon Lane, Herne Bay, Kent, the second daughter of Alan Mather Pennington (1889–1955),...

Colwell, Eileen Hilda (1904–2002), librarian and storyteller

Nicholas Tucker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 880 words.

Colwell, Eileen Hilda (1904–2002), librarian and storyteller, was born on 16 June 1904 at The Manse, Robin Hood's Bay, Fylingdales, near Whitby, Yorkshire, the second daughter and third of...

Billington, Ray Allen

Martin Ridge.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History. 1091 words.

Billington, Ray Allen (28 September 1903–07 March 1981), historian, was born in Bay City, Michigan, the son of Cecil Billington, a private secretary, and Nina Allen. He attended the...

The Exurban Exchange

Campbell F. Scribner.

in The Fight for Local Control

May 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Educational Strategies and Policy. 7495 words.

This chapter discusses the impact of suburbanization on rural school districts and looks at the invocation of local control to oppose court-ordered busing for racial desegregation. The...

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Chalstrey, Sir (Leonard) John

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Medicine and Health; Politics. 458 words.

Kt 1996; MD; FRCS

Born 17 March 1931; s of late Leonard Chalstrey and Frances Mary (née Lakin); m 1...

Newbold, William Romaine

Benjamin R. Foster.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy. 1350 words.

Newbold, William Romaine (20 November 1865–26 September 1926), philosopher, was born in Wilmington, Delaware, the son of William Allibone Newbold, an Episcopal clergyman, and Martha Smith...

Anderson, Prof. John

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Business Finance. 221 words.

FRCP; FRCPGlas; FRCOG

Born 2 Feb. 1936; s of John and Norah Anderson, Newcastle upon Tyne; m Mary Bynon, Whitley Bay; one s one d...

Trust in Education

Megan Tschannen-Moran.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education. 10126 words.

There is a growing awareness of the crucial role that trust plays in every aspect of a school’s functioning and especially to student outcomes. To trust another person or group is to be at...

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Cremer, Robert Wyndham Ketton- (1906–1969), biographer and county historian

Philip Magnus.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Biographical Studies. 951 words.

Cremer, Robert Wyndham Ketton- (1906–1969), biographer and county historian, was the elder son of a Norfolk squire, Wyndham Ketton-Cremer (1870–1933) of Beeston, and his wife, Emily...

Oakes, Urian (c. 1631–1681), ejected minister and college head

Conrad Edick Wright.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1050 words.

Oakes, Urian (c. 1631–1681), ejected minister and college head, was born in England, possibly in or near London, the son of Edward Oakes (c.1604–1689), yeoman and Massachusetts Bay Colony...