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Atherstone, William Guybon (1814–1898), medical practitioner, botanist, and geologist

Alan Cohen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere; Botany; Medicine and Health. 1351 words.

Atherstone, William Guybon (1814–1898), medical practitioner, botanist, and geologist, was born on 27 May 1814 at Zion Hill, Nottingham, the eldest of eight children of John Atherstone...

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Babington, William (1756–1833), physician and mineralogist

J. F. Payne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Medicine and Health; Mineralogy and Gems. 977 words.

Babington, William (1756–1833), physician and mineralogist, the son of a clergyman, was born on 21 May 1756 at Portglenone, near Coleraine, co. Antrim, Ireland. After being apprenticed to a...

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Bigsby, John Jeremiah (1792–1881), surgeon and geologist

A. W. Rasporich.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere; Surgery. 903 words.

Bigsby, John Jeremiah (1792–1881), surgeon and geologist, was born on 4 August 1792 in Nottingham, the son of Dr Jacob Bigsby and his wife, Mary. Like his father, he pursued a career in...

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Clapp, Asahel

Eugene H. Conner.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Geology and the Lithosphere; Botany. 984 words.

Clapp, Asahel (05 October 1792–17 December 1862), physician, botanist, and geologist, was born in Hubbardston, Massachusetts, the son of Reuben Clapp and Hepzibah Gates, farmers. When Clapp...

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Emmons, Ebenezer

Markes E. Johnson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1198 words.

Emmons, Ebenezer (16 May 1799–01 October 1863), medical doctor and geologist, was born in Middlefield, Massachusetts, the son of Ebenezer Emmons and Mary Mack, farmers. Childhood interests...

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Fitton, William Henry (1780–1861), physician and geologist

H. S. Torrens and Janet Browne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1449 words.

Fitton, William Henry (1780–1861), physician and geologist, was born on 24 January 1780 in Dublin, the son of Nicholas Fitton, a lawyer. Fitton was educated at the school of Samuel Whyte...

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Gilby, William Hall (1793–1835), geologist and physician

B. D. Jackson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Geology and the Lithosphere. 268 words.

Gilby, William Hall (1793–1835), geologist and physician, was born on 19 July 1793, the son of William Gilby, surgeon, of Yardley, Birmingham, and Clifton, Bristol, and his wife Eliza...

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Haughton, Samuel (1821–1897), geologist and physiologist

T. D. Spearman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1825 words.

Haughton, Samuel (1821–1897), geologist and physiologist, was born on 21 December 1821 in Carlow, Ireland, the second of three sons of Samuel Haughton (1786–1874), merchant, and his wife,...

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Hicks, Henry (1837–1899), geologist and alienist

David Oldroyd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychiatry; Geology and the Lithosphere. 997 words.

Hicks, Henry (1837–1899), geologist and alienist, was born at St David's, Pembrokeshire, on 26 May 1837, the son of Thomas Hicks (b. 1807), surgeon, and Anne (d. 1884), daughter of William...

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Houghton, Douglass

David J. Krause.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Geology and the Lithosphere. 922 words.

Houghton, Douglass (21 September 1809–13 October 1845), geologist and physician, was born in Troy, New York, the son of Jacob Houghton, a lawyer and later a county judge, and Mary Lydia...

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