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Angas, William Henry

Roald Kverndal.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Religion and Education; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1452 words.

Angas, William Henry (1781–1832), mariner and missionary, was born in Newcastle upon Tyne on 6 October 1781, the son of Caleb Angas, a successful coach manufacturer, merchant, and...

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Awdry, Wilbert Vere

Belinda Copson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 743 words.

Awdry, Wilbert Vere (1911–1997), children's writer, railway historian, and Church of England clergyman, was born on 15 June 1911 at Ampfield vicarage, Romsey, Hampshire, the elder son of...

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Berthon, Edward Lyon

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 949 words.

Berthon, Edward Lyon (1813–1899), inventor of nautical aids and Church of England clergyman, was born in Finsbury Square, London, on 20 February 1813, the tenth child of Peter Berthon, an...

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Chalkley, Thomas

Gerald A. J. Hodgett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1011 words.

Chalkley, Thomas (1675–1741), Quaker minister and master mariner, was born on 3 May 1675 in Southwark, London, the son of George Chalkley (c.1642–1725), a Quaker tradesman, and his wife,...

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Eustace the Monk

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Property Law; Property Crime; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; World History; Travel and Holiday. 585 words.

Eustace the Monk (c. 1170–1217), Benedictine monk, sea captain, and pirate, was the son of Baudoin Busket, a lord of the county of Boulogne. According to his biography, Eustace studied...

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Garrett, George William Littler

Andrew Lambert.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 899 words.

Garrett, George William Littler (1852–1902), clergyman and submarine designer, was born on 4 July 1852 at 45 Waterloo Road, Lambeth, London, the third son of John Garrett (d. 1893), an...

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Gault, David Hamilton

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Religion. 99 words.

Born 9 April 1928; s of Leslie Hamilton Gault and Iris Hilda Gordon Young; m 1950, Felicity Jane Gribble; three s two d

Executive Chairman, Gallic...

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Hertrich, Rainer

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Education; Religion. 117 words.

Born 6 Dec. 1949

Co-Chief Executive Officer, European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company, 2000–05

apprenticeship and business training, Siemens AG;...

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Howe, Ven. George Alexander

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance; Religion. 157 words.

Born 22 Jan. 1952; s of late Eugene Howe and Olivia Lydia Caroline Howe (née Denroche); m 1980, Jane Corbould; one s one d...

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Lord, Eleazar

Robert E. Wright.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Theology. 1608 words.

Lord, Eleazar (09 September 1788–03 June 1871), financier, railway president, and theologian, was born in Franklin, Connecticut, the son of Nathan Lord and Mary Nevins. After a local...

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