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Edward Elder
Head Master of Durham School, 1839 to 1853 - Edward Elder[1]
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.
Articles written by this author are designated in the DGRBM by the initials "E. E."



  1. Vian, Alsager; rev. M. C. Curthoys. "Elder, Edward (1812–1858)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (2004; online edn, Oct 2005). Retrieved 10 September 2010. Elder, Edward (1812–1858), headmaster, the son of John William Edmund Elder, was born in Barbados on 1 October 1812. ... He was a tutor at Oxford until 1839, when he became headmaster of Durham Cathedral grammar school. The school was in a sorry state, but was transformed during Elder's headmastership, ultimately acquiring the standing of a public school, helped by the move to a new site in 1844. 

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