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Budge, Edward

W. P. Courtney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theology; Geology and the Lithosphere. 388 words.

Budge, Edward (1799–1865), theological writer and geologist, was born at Plympton, Devon, and baptized there on 26 December 1799, the son of John Budge and his wife, Grace. He was educated...

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Catcott, Alexander

J. S. Chamberlain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theology; Geology and the Lithosphere. 760 words.

Catcott, Alexander (1725–1779), geologist and theologian, was born at Bristol on 2 November 1725, the eldest son of the Revd Alexander Stopford Catcott (1692–1749), theologian and...

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Priestley, Joseph

Robert E. Schofield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Theology. 8356 words.

Priestley, Joseph (1733–1804), theologian and natural philosopher, was born on 13 March 1733 at Birstall Fieldhead, West Riding of Yorkshire, about 6 miles south-west of Leeds. He was the...

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Talmage, James Edward

Kerri A. Inglis.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theology; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1266 words.

Talmage, James Edward (21 September 1862–27 July 1933), geologist and theologian, was born in Hungerford, Berkshire County, England, the son of James Joyce Talmage and Susannah Preater. At...

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Whiston, William

Stephen D. Snobelen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Theology. 3987 words.

Whiston, William (1667–1752), natural philosopher and theologian, was born on 9 December 1667 at the rectory, Norton-juxta-Twycross, Leicestershire, the fourth of the nine children of...

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Wilkins, John

John Henry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Theology. 3482 words.

Wilkins, John (1614–1672), theologian and natural philosopher, was probably born at Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, the second of the six children and eldest son of Walter Wilkins (d....

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Wright, George Frederick

William S. Falla.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theology; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1215 words.

Wright, George Frederick (22 January 1835–20 April 1921), theologian and geologist, was born in Whitehall, New York, the son of Walter Wright and Mary Peabody Colburn, farmers. He was...

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