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Clark, Charles (1806–1880), farmer and printer

James Bettley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Publishing. 353 words.

Clark, Charles (1806–1880), farmer and printer, was born at Heybridge, Essex, the only child of Robert Clark (d. 1850), farmer, and his wife, Mary Ann, née Pond (d. 1849). He was educated...

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Drummond, Peter Robert (1802–1879), bookseller and agriculturist

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 501 words.

Drummond, Peter Robert (1802–1879), bookseller and agriculturist, was born at Madderty, Perthshire, the son of John Drummond, a small farmer, and his wife, Jean Gow. He was educated in...

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McFarland, J. Horace

Ernest Morrison.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Politics; Publishing; Agriculture and Farming. 1158 words.

McFarland, J. Horace (24 September 1859–02 October 1948), printer, civic reformer, and rosarian, was born John Horace McFarland in McAlisterville, Pennsylvania, the son of George Fisher...

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Robinson, William (1838–1935), horticulturist and publisher

E. Charles Nelson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Publishing. 1430 words.

Robinson, William (1838–1935), horticulturist and publisher, was born on 15 July 1838 in Ireland, the son of William Robinson and his wife, Catherine, née Farrell (c.1818–1892). While...

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Sinclair, Sir John, first baronet (1754–1835), agricultural improver, politician, and codifier of ‘useful knowledge’

Rosalind Mitchison.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Literature; Publishing; UK Politics. 5024 words.

Sinclair, Sir John, first baronet (1754–1835), agricultural improver, politician, and codifier of ‘useful knowledge’, was born at Thurso Castle, Caithness, on 10 May 1754, the third but...

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