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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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Pryce, William (bap. 1735, d. 1790), surgeon, mineralogist, and antiquary

Alan Pearson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems; Surgery. 705 words.

Pryce, William (bap. 1735, d. 1790), surgeon, mineralogist, and antiquary, was born at Redruth, Cornwall, and baptized there on 14 June 1735. He was the only son (there was also a daughter,...

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Thomson, William (bap. 1760, d. 1806), mineralogist and physician

H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Medicine and Health; Mineralogy and Gems. 1487 words.

Thomson, William (bap. 1760, d. 1806), mineralogist and physician, was baptized on 13 September 1760 in Worcester, the eldest son of William Thomson (c.1722–1802), physician at the...

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