Edwin Abbott


Edwin Abbott

Edwin Abbott (May 12, 1808May 27, 1882) was an English educator.

Abbott was born in London in 1808, the son of Edward Abbott, an oilman and Italian warehouseman descended from George Abbot, archbishop of Canterbury. In 1827 he was made headmaster of the Philological School of General Instruction, Marylebone, the school he had himself attended. As a headmaster he was known as firm but humane. The school became St Marylebone Grammar School and one of the four senior houses was named after Abbott. He wrote textbooks on Latin, English grammar and Alexander Pope. He married his first cousin Jane Abbott (1806–1882) c. 1830. The couple had eight children, including Edwin Abbott Abbott. Abbott died at Upper Norwood in 1882.


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