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Exley, Thomas (1775–1855), natural philosopher and scriptural commentator

Kevin C. Knox.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 709 words.

Exley, Thomas (1775–1855), natural philosopher and scriptural commentator, was born in Gowdall, Yorkshire. Little is known of his first thirty years. He is sometimes described as an MA, but...

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Smith, James, of Jordanhill (1782–1867), geologist and biblical historian

George Fairfull Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1414 words.

Smith, James, of Jordanhill (1782–1867), geologist and biblical historian, was born in Glasgow on 15 August 1782, the eldest of five children of Archibald Smith of Jordanhill (1749–1821),...

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Smith, Sir George Adam (1856–1942), Old Testament scholar and geographer

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Biblical Studies. 1705 words.

Smith, Sir George Adam (1856–1942), Old Testament scholar and geographer, was born on 19 October 1856, the eldest son of Dr George Smith and Janet Colquhoun, daughter of Robert Adam of...

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