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Beckett, Edmund [formerly Edmund Beckett Denison], first Baron Grimthorpe (1816–1905), ecclesiastical controversialist, architect, and horologist

L. C. Sanders.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Architecture; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1532 words.

Beckett, Edmund [formerly Edmund Beckett Denison], first Baron Grimthorpe (1816–1905), ecclesiastical controversialist, architect, and horologist, was born at Carlton Hall, near Newark, on...

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Booth [alias Barlow], Edward (1638–1719), Roman Catholic priest and clockmaker

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 582 words.

Booth [alias Barlow], Edward (1638–1719), Roman Catholic priest and clockmaker, was the son of Richard Booth (d. 1673), a Catholic, of Woolston-cum-Poulton, near Warrington, Lancashire, and...

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Gainsborough, Humphrey (bap. 1718, d. 1776), Independent minister and engineer

David Tyler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Engineering (General). 1439 words.

Gainsborough, Humphrey (bap. 1718, d. 1776), Independent minister and engineer, was born in Sudbury, Suffolk, where he was baptized at the Independent meeting-house in Friars Street on 13...

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Hildeyard, Thomas (1690–1746), Jesuit and engineer

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Engineering (General). 301 words.

Hildeyard, Thomas (1690–1746), Jesuit and engineer, was born in London on 3 March 1690 into a family long established in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. He was educated at the English College...

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Morrison, Richard James [pseud. Zadkiel] (1795–1874), astrologer and inventor

Katharine Anderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Mysticism; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 940 words.

Morrison, Richard James [pseud. Zadkiel] (1795–1874), astrologer and inventor, was born on 15 June 1795, the son of Richard Caleb Morrison, a gentleman pensioner under George III. His...

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Potter, Francis (1594–1678), Church of England clergyman, instrument maker, and experimentalist

Allan Chapman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 867 words.

Potter, Francis (1594–1678), Church of England clergyman, instrument maker, and experimentalist, was the second son of the Revd Richard Potter (d. 1628), prebendary of Worcester, and his...

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Tyrrell, George Nugent Merle (1879–1952), psychical researcher and engineer

Leslie Price.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Engineering (General). 897 words.

Tyrrell, George Nugent Merle (1879–1952), psychical researcher and engineer, was born at Weymouth Road, Frome, Somerset, on 23 March 1879, the son of Nugent Tyrrell, a railway engineer, and...

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