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Encyclopedia > William Adams (Haberdasher)

William Adams was a 17th Century London Haberdasher born in Newport, Shropshire, who founded Adams' Grammar School in 1656. After his death in 1660, the school was governed by the Worshipful Company of Haberdashers.

External links

  • Adams' Grammar School (http://www.adamsgs.org.uk)
  • Information from 1822 mentioning Adams (http://www.geocities.com/ptrue84020/newport.html)

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