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Medlycott, Sir Mervyn (Tregonwell)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Education; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours. 84 words.

9th Bt cr 1808, of Ven House, Somerset

Born 20 Feb. 1947; s of Thomas Anthony Hutchings Medlycott (d 1970) (2nd s of 7th Bt) and Cecilia Mary Medlycott, ...

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Nicholls, Thomas (1532–1601), shipowner and translator

R. C. D. Baldwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1567 words.

Nicholls, Thomas (1532–1601), shipowner and translator, was born in or near Gloucester in 1532 and baptized that year in nearby Adlestrop, the son of John Nicholls. Apprenticed as a mercer...

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Peake, Timothy Nigel

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Science and Mathematics; Education. 97 words.

CMG 2016; FRAeS

Born Chichester, 7 April 1972; s of Nigel and Angela Peake; m Rebecca; two s

astronaut, European Space Agency, since 2009

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Pettitt, Gordon Charles

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Education. 129 words.

OBE 1991

Born 12 April 1934; s of Charles and Annie Pettitt; m 1956, Ursula Margareta Agnes Hokamp; three d

transport management consultant,...

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Preston, Joseph Henry [Harry] (1911–1985), aeronautical engineer and university teacher

John K. Harvey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Education. 659 words.

Preston, Joseph Henry [Harry] (1911–1985), aeronautical engineer and university teacher, was born on 1 March 1911 at Swinescales, Hutton Soil, Greystoke, near Penrith, Cumberland, the son...

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Randle, James Neville

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Science and Mathematics; Education. 215 words.

FREng; RDI 1994

Born Birmingham, 24 April 1938; s of James Randle and Florence (née Wilkins); m 1963, Jean Violet Allen (d 2006); one s one d...

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Rees, Sarah Jane [pseud. Cranogwen] (1839–1916), sailor, schoolmistress, and poet

Deirdre Beddoe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1227 words.

Rees, Sarah Jane [pseud. Cranogwen] (1839–1916), sailor, schoolmistress, and poet, was born on 9 January 1839 at Dolgoy Fach, a cottage some 2½ miles from the coastal village of Llangrannog...

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Ridley, Prof. Tony Melville

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Science and Mathematics; Education. 378 words.

CBE 1986; FREng, FICE, FCILT

Born 10 Nov. 1933; s of late John Edward and Olive Ridley; m 1959, Jane (née Dickinson); two s one d

Professor of...

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Robbins, (Richard) Michael (1915–2002), transport administrator and historian

G. H. Martin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Education; History. 1272 words.

Robbins, (Richard) Michael (1915–2002), transport administrator and historian, was born at 51 Rotherwick Road, Golders Green, Middlesex, on 7 September 1915, the eldest of the three...

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Smallwood, Trevor

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Education; Business Finance. 160 words.

OBE 1995; DL

Born 4 Nov. 1947; s of late Eric Smallwood and of Vera Smallwood; m 1986, Caroline Mary Ball; two s two d

Chairman: Advanced...

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