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Auldjo, John (1805–1886), geologist and alpinist

S. J. Flower.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Geology and the Lithosphere. 494 words.

Auldjo, John (1805–1886), geologist and alpinist, was born on 26 July 1805 in Montreal, the eldest in the family of two sons and one daughter of Alexander Auldjo (d. 1821), born in Aberdeen...

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Baldwin, Sir Jack (Edward)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Science and Mathematics; Education; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 244 words.

Kt 1997; PhD; FRS 1978

Born 8 Aug. 1938; s of Frederick Charles Baldwin and Olive Frances Headland; m 1977, Christine Louise, d of William B. Franchi

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Balfour, (Elizabeth) Jean

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Science and Mathematics; Literature; Publishing; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 410 words.

CBE 1981; FRSE 1980; FRSA; FICFor; JP

Born 4 Nov. 1927; 2nd d of late Maj.-Gen. Sir James Syme Drew, KBE, CB, DSO, MC, and late Victoria Maxwell of Munches; ...

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Bennett, Charles, fourth earl of Tankerville (1743–1822), cricket patron and landowner

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 5 words.

See White Conduit cricket club

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Bentley, Walter Owen (1888–1971), designer and racer of motor cars

H. G. Pitt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 829 words.

Bentley, Walter Owen (1888–1971), designer and racer of motor cars, was born on 16 September 1888 at 78 Avenue Road, Hampstead, London, the youngest in the family of six sons and three...

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Bourdillon, Thomas Duncan (1924–1956), mountaineer and physicist

Audrey Salkeld.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Physics. 782 words.

Bourdillon, Thomas Duncan (1924–1956), mountaineer and physicist, was born at 24 Norland Square, North Kensington, London, on 16 March 1924, the elder son of Robert Benedict Bourdillon...

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Bourne, Gilbert Charles (1861–1933), zoologist and oarsman

John R. Baker and C. M. Pitman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 967 words.

Bourne, Gilbert Charles (1861–1933), zoologist and oarsman, was born at Grafton Manor, Worcestershire, on 5 July 1861, the eldest surviving son of Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Bourne, 54th...

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Brabham, Sir John Arthur, (Sir Jack)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 322 words.

Kt 1979; AO 2008; OBE 1966

Born Sydney, Australia, 2 April 1926; m 1st, 1951, Betty Evelyn Beresford (marr. diss. 1994); three s; 2nd, 1996, Margaret Taylor; died 19...

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Braithwaite, John, the elder (bap. 1760, d. 1818), engineer and diver

William Ronald Braithwaite.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Engineering (General); Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 755 words.

Braithwaite, John, the elder (bap. 1760, d. 1818), engineer and diver, was baptized at St Albans Abbey, Hertfordshire, on 20 July 1760, the second son of five children of William...

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Bramall

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Science and Mathematics; Education; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 234 words.

KG 1990; GCB 1979 (KCB 1974); OBE 1965; MC 1945

Born 18 Dec. 1923; s of late Major Edmund Haselden Bramall and Mrs Katherine Bridget Bramall (...

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