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Adam, Gordon Johnston

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Science and Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Architecture; Art. 185 words.

PhD

Born 28 March 1934; s of John Craig Adam and Deborah Armstrong Johnston; m 1973, Sarah Jane Seely; one s

Member (Lab) North East Region,...

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Addison

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Architecture; Art. 112 words.

Born 13 June 1945; s of 3rd Viscount Addison and Kathleen Amy, d of Rt Rev. and Rt Hon. J. W. C. Wand, PC, KCVO; m 1st, ...

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Ainslie, John

Ian Adams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Cartography. 744 words.

Ainslie, John (1745–1828), cartographer and land surveyor, was born on 22 April 1745 in Jedburgh, the younger son and younger child of John Ainslie, druggist in Jedburgh, writer to the...

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Aislabie, William

Michael Symes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Architecture. 1770 words.

Aislabie, William (1699/1700–1781), landscape designer and landowner, was probably born at Studley Royal in the West Riding of Yorkshire, the son of John Aislabie (1670–1742), politician,...

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Alexander, Daniel Asher

Annette Peach.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Engineering (General). 804 words.

Alexander, Daniel Asher (1768–1846), architect and engineer, was born on 6 May 1768 in the parish of St Olave, Southwark, London, the son of Daniel Alexander, broker, and his wife,...

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Alexander, Prof. Paul

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Science and Mathematics; Education; Architecture; Art. 102 words.

PhD

Born Brighton, 20 Dec. 1960; s of Reginald and Iris Alexander; partner, Prof. Lynn Faith Gladden, qv

Professor of Radio Astronomy, University...

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Amherst [formerly Tyssen-Amherst], Alicia Margaret [married name Alicia Margaret Cecil, Lady Rockley]

Jason Tomes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Art Education; Architecture. 953 words.

Amherst [formerly Tyssen-Amherst], Alicia Margaret [married name Alicia Margaret Cecil, Lady Rockley] (1865–1941), garden historian, was born on 30 July 1865 at Didlington Hall, Didlington,...

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Andrews, Prof. David John

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Architecture; Art. 291 words.

PhD; FREng, FIMechE; FRINA

Born 9 Aug. 1947; m 1970, Philippa Vanette Whitehurst; one s one d

Professor of Engineering Design, Department of...

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Angel, Heather

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Literature; Publishing; Architecture; Art. 468 words.

FRPS, FBIPP

Born 21 July 1941; d of Stanley Paul Le Rougetel and Hazel Marie Le Rougetel (née Sherwood); m 1964, Martin Vivian Angel; one s

profes...

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annular

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences — Architecture.

Ring-shaped. An annular vault springs from two concentric walls circular on plan, as in Santa Costanza, Rome (c.ad 325).

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