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Duncan, William (1717–1760), natural philosopher and classicist

John Westby-Gibson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Education; Classical Studies. 534 words.

Duncan, William (1717–1760), natural philosopher and classicist, elder son of William Duncan, an Aberdeen tradesman, and his wife, Euphemia Kirkwood, daughter of a wealthy farmer in...

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Tozer, Henry Fanshawe (1829–1916), geographer and classical scholar

P. M. Fraser.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Classical Studies. 1304 words.

Tozer, Henry Fanshawe (1829–1916), geographer and classical scholar, was born in Plymouth on 18 May 1829, the only son (there was also a daughter) of Captain Aaron Tozer RN and his wife,...

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