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Beard, William (1772–1868), tourist guide and collector of bones

A. P. Woolrich.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Education; Palaeontology. 592 words.

Beard, William (1772–1868), tourist guide and collector of bones, was born on 24 April 1772 at Woolvershill, Banwell, Somerset, the eldest of the eight children of John Beard (1738–1801), a...

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Rickards, (Richard) Barrie (1938–2009), palaeontologist and angler

Nigel Woodcock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 917 words.

Rickards, (Richard) Barrie (1938–2009), palaeontologist and angler, was born on 12 June 1938 at 8 Wolseley Mount, Burley, Leeds, the eldest child of Robert Rickards, industrial engineer,...

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