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Keating, William Hypolitus

Harold Goldwhite.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Mineralogy and Gems; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 726 words.

Keating, William Hypolitus (11 August 1799–17 May 1840), scientist, explorer, and lawyer, was born in Wilmington, Delaware, to Baron John Keating, a colonel in the Irish Brigade of the...

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Mansfield, Charles Blachford (1819–1855), chemist and traveller

W. H. Brock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1567 words.

Mansfield, Charles Blachford (1819–1855), chemist and traveller, was born on 8 May 1819 at Rowner, near Gosport, Hampshire, the son of John Mansfield, rector at Rowner, and Winifred, eldest...

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