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Abel, Clarke (1789–1826), naturalist and surgeon

B. D. Jackson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Surgery. 547 words.

Abel, Clarke (1789–1826), naturalist and surgeon, was born on 5 September 1789, the son of Matthias Abel. After schooling at Merchant Taylors', he was educated for the medical profession...

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Adams, Andrew Leith (1827–1882), army surgeon and naturalist

Anthony J. Gaston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 644 words.

Adams, Andrew Leith (1827–1882), army surgeon and naturalist, born on 21 March 1827, was the son of Francis Adams (1796–1861), surgeon, and his wife, Elspeth Shaw (d. 1845). Appointed army...

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Anderson, William (c. 1748–1778), surgeon and naturalist

J. Watt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Surgery. 671 words.

Anderson, William (c. 1748–1778), surgeon and naturalist, was born in Scotland, probably in the area of North Berwick, Haddingtonshire. Nothing is known of his immediate family other than...

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Arnold, Joseph (1782–1818), naturalist and surgeon

G. T. Bettany.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Surgery. 460 words.

Arnold, Joseph (1782–1818), naturalist and surgeon, was born on 28 December 1782 at Beccles, Suffolk, the fourth son of Edward Arnold, a tanner, and his wife, Hannah. He was apprenticed...

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Balfour, Edward Green (1813–1889), surgeon and naturalist

Douglas M. Peers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Surgery. 3584 words.

Balfour, Edward Green (1813–1889), surgeon and naturalist, was born on 6 September 1813 in Montrose, the second son of Captain George Balfour of the East India Company marine service, and...

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Beverly, Charles James (1788–1868), surgeon and naturalist

Robert Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Surgery. 453 words.

Beverly, Charles James (1788–1868), surgeon and naturalist, was born in August 1788 at Fort Augustus in the Scottish highlands, the son of a soldier stationed at the fort. He was...

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Boate, Gerard [formerly Gerrit Boot] (1604–1650), physician and natural historian

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Natural History. 1021 words.

Boate, Gerard [formerly Gerrit Boot] (1604–1650), physician and natural historian, was born in Gorinchem, the Netherlands, one of five children born to Godefroy de Boot (c.1570–1625),...

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Boycott, Arthur Edwin (1877–1938), pathologist and naturalist

J. A. Boycott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Pathology. 1040 words.

Boycott, Arthur Edwin (1877–1938), pathologist and naturalist, was born at Hereford on 6 April 1877, the third son of William Boycott, solicitor, and his wife, Eliza Mellard. He was...

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Brady, Henry Bowman (1835–1891), naturalist and pharmacist

Robert Wynn Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pharmacology; Natural History. 838 words.

Brady, Henry Bowman (1835–1891), naturalist and pharmacist, was born on 23 February 1835 at Gateshead, the son of Henry Brady (1805–1883), a medical practitioner and amateur naturalist, and...

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Busk, George (1807–1886), surgeon and naturalist

B. B. Woodward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 1263 words.

Busk, George (1807–1886), surgeon and naturalist, was born on 12 August 1807 at St Petersburg, the second son of Robert Busk (1768–1835), merchant of St Petersburg, and his wife, Jane,...

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