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Ainslie, Hew

Ben Harris McClary.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 1179 words.

Ainslie, Hew (05 April 1792–11 March 1878), poet and construction consultant, was born at Bargeny Mains, Ayrshire, Scotland, the son of George Ainslie, an employee of some consequence on...

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Castillo, John (1792–1845), stonemason, poet, and preacher

W. E. A. Axon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 394 words.

Castillo, John (1792–1845), stonemason, poet, and preacher, was born at Rathfarnham, near Dublin. When he was two or three years old his parents, who were Roman Catholics, emigrated to...

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Hopkin, Lewis (1707/8–1771), poet and artisan

C. W. Lewis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 774 words.

Hopkin, Lewis (1707/8–1771), poet and artisan, was the youngest son of Lewis Hopkin (c.1675–1756) of Peterston-super-montem, Glamorgan, and Joan (1674/5–1753), daughter of William Thomas of...

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Tatersal, Robert (fl. 1734–1735), poet and bricklayer

William R. Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 552 words.

Tatersal, Robert (fl. 1734–1735), poet and bricklayer, is an obscure figure. Nothing is known of his origins or life beyond the publication in 1734 and 1735 of a two-part collection of...

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Wallington, Nehemiah (1598–1658), turner and diarist

P. S. Seaver.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 1051 words.

Wallington, Nehemiah (1598–1658), turner and diarist, was born on 12 May 1598 in the parish of St Leonard Eastcheap, London, the tenth of twelve children and the fourth son of John...

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