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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Edited by H. C. G. Matthew, Brian Harrison and Lawrence Goldman.

P ublished online September 2004 .

Book. Subjects: Biographical Studies; History.

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Stevens, John Edgar (1921-2002), musicologist

Stephen Follows.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; History. 969 words.

Stevens, John Edgar (1921-2002), musicologist, was born on 8 October 1921 at 10 Tarbert Road, East Dulwich, London, the son of William Charles James Stevens, a senior clerk for the London...

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Cook, Sir Frederick Charles (1875-1947), highway engineer and advocate of motorways

Robert Baldwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; History. 1170 words.

Cook, Sir Frederick Charles (1875-1947), highway engineer and advocate of motorways, was born at Switzerland House, Kingston Crescent, Portsea, Hampshire, on 22 April 1875, the second child...

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Dimock, James Francis (1810-1876), Church of England clergyman and historian

Albert Frederick Pollard and Mark Curthoys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; History. 380 words.

Dimock, James Francis (1810-1876), Church of England clergyman and historian, second son in the family of three sons and five daughters of John Giles Dimock (1773-1858), rector of...

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Dillon, (Laurence) Michael (1915-1962), transsexual and Buddhist monk

Clare Taylor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; History. 1272 words.

Dillon, (Laurence) Michael (1915-1962), transsexual and Buddhist monk, was born Laura Maud Dillon on 1 May 1915 at 20 Ladbroke Gardens, London, the only daughter and second child of Robert...

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Rolfe, Sybil Katherine Neville- [née Sybil Burney] (1885-1955), social hygienist

Angelique Richardson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; History. 2393 words.

Childhood and first marriage | Eugenics and venereal disease | Marriage and sterilization | Significance

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Paget, Sir Arthur Henry Fitzroy (1851-1928), army officer

Ian F. W. Beckett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; History. 1341 words.

Paget, Sir Arthur Henry Fitzroy (1851-1928), army officer, was born in Berkeley Square, London, on 1 March 1851, the eldest son in the family of six sons and six daughters of General Lord...

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Anderson, George Wishart (1913-2002), biblical scholar and Methodist minister

J. A. Emerton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; History. 847 words.

Anderson, George Wishart (1913-2002), biblical scholar and Methodist minister, was born on 25 January 1913 at 35 Elliot Street, Arbroath, the elder child of George Anderson (1879-1957), a...

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Auld [née Christie], Susan Mary [known as Susan Denham Christie] (1915-2002), naval architect

Anne P. Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; History. 569 words.

Auld [née Christie], Susan Mary [known as Susan Denham Christie] (1915-2002), naval architect, was born on 10 January 1915 at 12 Northumberland Terrace, Tynemouth, Northumberland, the only...

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Dimsdale, Thomas (1712-1800), physician

Thomas Edward Kebbel and Andrea Rusnock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; History. 658 words.

Dimsdale, Thomas (1712-1800), physician, was born on 29 May 1712 in Theydon Garnon, Essex, the fourth son and one of the eight children of John Dimsdale, of Theydon Garnon, a surgeon and a...

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