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Babbage, Henry Prevost (1824–1918)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 3 words.

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Bain, Alexander (1810–1877), clockmaker and inventor

R. W. Burns.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Information and Communication Technologies; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 822 words.

Bain, Alexander (1810–1877), clockmaker and inventor, was born in October 1810 at Houstry, in the parish of Watten, Caithness, the fifth of eleven children of John Bain, a crofter, and his...

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Barr, Archibald (1855–1931), engineer and manufacturer of range-finders

J. W. French.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering; Engineering (General). 886 words.

Barr, Archibald (1855–1931), engineer and manufacturer of range-finders, was born at Glenfield, near Paisley, Renfrewshire, on 18 November 1855, the third son of Archibald Barr, yarn...

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Barrow, Henry (c. 1790–1870), maker of mathematical instruments

Jane Insley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 920 words.

Barrow, Henry (c. 1790–1870), maker of mathematical instruments, may have been born in Suffolk. Nothing is known of his education or apprenticeship, beyond his attendance at the London...

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Bate, Robert Brettell (1782–1847), maker of scientific instruments

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 709 words.

Bate, Robert Brettell (1782–1847), maker of scientific instruments, was born in Old Swinford, Worcestershire, on 27 February 1782, the third of four sons of Overs Bate, mercer and banker of...

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Bayard, James Asheton

James M. Banner.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1254 words.

Bayard, James Asheton (28 July 1767–06 August 1815), attorney and politician, was born probably in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of James Asheton Bayard, a physician, and Agnes Hodge....

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Beckett, Edmund [formerly Edmund Beckett Denison], first Baron Grimthorpe (1816–1905), ecclesiastical controversialist, architect, and horologist

L. C. Sanders.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Architecture; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1532 words.

Beckett, Edmund [formerly Edmund Beckett Denison], first Baron Grimthorpe (1816–1905), ecclesiastical controversialist, architect, and horologist, was born at Carlton Hall, near Newark, on...

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Belville, (Elizabeth) Ruth Naomi (1854–1943), horologist and merchant

David Rooney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1605 words.

Belville, (Elizabeth) Ruth Naomi (1854–1943), horologist and merchant, was born on 5 March 1854 at 9 Hyde Vale Cottages, Greenwich, Kent, the only child of Belville, John Henry (1795?–1856)...

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Belville, Maria Elizabeth (1811/1812–1899), school teacher

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 5 words.

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Bennett, Sir John (1814–1897), watchmaker and politician

Richard Harvey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1426 words.

Bennett, Sir John (1814–1897), watchmaker and politician, was born on 15 October 1814, the son of John Bennett (d. 1829/30) of Stockwell Street, Greenwich, watchmaker, and his wife,...

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