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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Fox, William (1736–1826), founder of the Sunday School Society

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Education; Religion and Education; Ethical Issues and Debates. 748 words.

Fox, William (1736–1826), founder of the Sunday School Society, was born at Clapton, Gloucestershire, on 14 February 1736, the youngest of the eight children of James Fox (d. 1738/9),...

Mather, Ebenezer Joseph (1849–1927), founder of the Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen

Stephen Friend.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Religion and Education. 702 words.

Mather, Ebenezer Joseph (1849–1927), founder of the Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen, was born on 12 June 1849 at Foregate Street, Stafford, the son of Henry Penkett Mather (c.1...

Hopkins, Charles Plomer (1861–1922), founder of missions to seamen and trade unionist

R. W. H. Miller.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Religion and Education. 898 words.

Hopkins, Charles Plomer (1861–1922), founder of missions to seamen and trade unionist, was born on 7 March 1861 in Brewster, Massachusetts, USA, the son of an American master mariner...

Paton, Catherine Forrester- (1855–1914), philanthropist and a founder of women's missionary training in Scotland

Isabel Lusk.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Religion and Education; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 810 words.

Paton, Catherine Forrester- (1855–1914), philanthropist and a founder of women's missionary training in Scotland, was born on 1 June 1855 at Claremont Bank, Alloa; she was the second child...

Brown, Dame Edith Mary (1864–1956), medical missionary and founder of the North India School of Medicine for Christian Women

Susan L. Cohen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Medicine and Health; Religion and Education. 1041 words.

Brown, Dame Edith Mary (1864–1956), medical missionary and founder of the North India School of Medicine for Christian Women, was born on 24 March 1864 at Bank Buildings, 10A Coats Lane,...