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Barclay, Oliver Rainsford (1919–2013), zoologist and evangelical society administrator

Andrew Atherstone.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 1433 words.

Barclay, Oliver Rainsford (1919–2013), zoologist and evangelical society administrator, was born in Kobe, Japan, on 22 February 1919, the son of Joseph Gurney Barclay (1879–1976) and his...

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Bryan, Hugh

Harvey H. Jackson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Agriculture and Farming; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 730 words.

Bryan, Hugh (1699–31 December 1753), planter, assemblyman, and evangelical Christian, was born near Beaufort in South Carolina, the son of Joseph Bryan, an Indian trader and farmer, and...

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Eliot, Jared (1685–1763), Congregationalist minister in America, physician, and writer on agriculture

Christopher Grasso.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Medicine and Health; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 997 words.

Eliot, Jared (1685–1763), Congregationalist minister in America, physician, and writer on agriculture, was born on 7 November 1685 in Guilford, Connecticut, the first of four children of...

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Faraday, Michael (1791–1867), natural philosopher, scientific adviser, and Sandemanian

Frank A. J. L. James.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Science and Mathematics; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 9796 words.

Faraday, Michael (1791–1867), natural philosopher, scientific adviser, and Sandemanian, was born on 22 September 1791 in Newington Butts, Surrey, the third of four children of James Faraday...

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Gainsborough, Humphrey (bap. 1718, d. 1776), Independent minister and engineer

David Tyler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Engineering (General). 1439 words.

Gainsborough, Humphrey (bap. 1718, d. 1776), Independent minister and engineer, was born in Sudbury, Suffolk, where he was baptized at the Independent meeting-house in Friars Street on 13...

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Harley, Robert (1828–1910), mathematician and Congregational minister

H. T. M. Bell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 719 words.

Harley, Robert (1828–1910), mathematician and Congregational minister, was born on 23 January 1828 at Seacombe, near Liverpool, the third son of Robert Harley of Dunfermline, Fife, merchant...

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Matthews [Mathews], Abraham (1832–1899), Congregational minister and settler in Patagonia

Geraldine Lublin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; World History; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1022 words.

Matthews [Mathews], Abraham (1832–1899), Congregational minister and settler in Patagonia, was born at Llanidloes, Montgomeryshire, in October 1832, the son of John Matthews or Mathews (b....

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Schweinitz, Lewis David von

Charles Boewe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Botany. 1562 words.

Schweinitz, Lewis David von (13 February 1780–08 February 1834), Moravian clergyman and botanist, was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the eldest son of Hans Christian Alexander von...

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Shrubsole, William (1729–1797), Independent minister and mastmaker

J. C. Hadden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Composition. 569 words.

Shrubsole, William (1729–1797), Independent minister and mastmaker, was born at Sandwich, Kent, on 7 April 1729 and baptized at St Clement's, Sandwich, on 18 April, the son of Edward...

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Williams, Frederick Smeeton (1829–1886), Congregational minister and railway historian

E. I. Carlyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 543 words.

Williams, Frederick Smeeton (1829–1886), Congregational minister and railway historian, was born in Newark-on-Trent, the second son of Charles Williams (1796–1866), a Congregational...

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