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Auldjo, John

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Geology and the Lithosphere. 494 words.

Auldjo, John (1805–1886), geologist and alpinist, was born on 26 July 1805 in Montreal, the eldest in the family of two sons and one daughter of Alexander Auldjo (d. 1821), born in Aberdeen...

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Binney, Edward William

Anne Secord.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1268 words.

Binney, Edward William (1812–1881), geologist and philanthropist, was born on 7 December 1812 at Morton Hall, near Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, the youngest of the seven sons and two...

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Crosskey, Henry William

Albert R. Vogeler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Geology and the Lithosphere. 804 words.

Crosskey, Henry William (1826–1893), Unitarian minister, social reformer, and geologist, was born in Lewes, Sussex, on 7 December 1826, the eldest of four sons and one daughter of William...

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Hawkins, John

H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1187 words.

Hawkins, John (1761–1841), traveller and geologist, was born on 6 May 1761 at Trewithen, Probus, Cornwall, the fourth and youngest son of Thomas Hawkins (1724?–1766), MP for Grampound from...

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Odell, Noel Ewart

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1052 words.

Odell, Noel Ewart (1890–1987), geologist and mountaineer, was born on 25 December 1890 in St Lawrence, Isle of Wight, the third child in the family of two sons and three daughters of the...

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Saull [Saul], William Devonshire

Adrian Desmond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Politics; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1012 words.

Saull [Saul], William Devonshire (1783–1855), radical philanthropist and geological collector, was born on 21 April 1783 at Byfield, Northamptonshire, the son of William Saul and Elizabeth...

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Smithson [formerly Macie], James Lewis

H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Petrology; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Mineralogy and Gems; Science and Mathematics; Education. 2521 words.

Smithson [formerly Macie], James Lewis (1764–1829), mineralogist and benefactor, was born Jacques Louis Macie in Paris in early 1764, the illegitimate son of a long-term liaison between...

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