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Allan, Thomas (1777–1833), mineralogist

[Anon.].

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems. 593 words.

Allan, Thomas (1777–1833), mineralogist, was born at Edinburgh on 17 July 1777, the eldest of ten children born to Robert Allan (1745–1818), a partner in Allan and Stewart, bankers and...

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Babington, William (1756–1833), physician and mineralogist

J. F. Payne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Medicine and Health; Mineralogy and Gems. 977 words.

Babington, William (1756–1833), physician and mineralogist, the son of a clergyman, was born on 21 May 1756 at Portglenone, near Coleraine, co. Antrim, Ireland. After being apprenticed to a...

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Bauerman, Hilary (1835–1909), mineralogist and geologist

T. K. Rose.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems; Geology and the Lithosphere. 613 words.

Bauerman, Hilary (1835–1909), mineralogist and geologist, was born in London on 16 March 1835, the younger son in the family of two sons and one daughter of Hilary John Bauerman...

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Brown, James (1921–1993), petroleum engineer

Tam Dalyell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology; Mineralogy and Gems. 666 words.

Brown, James (1921–1993), petroleum engineer, was born on 13 March 1921 at 151 Cartvale Road, Glasgow, the son of William Brown, engineer's toolmaker, and his wife, Margaret-Ann, formerly...

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Chapman, Edward John (1821–1904), mineralogist

Suzanne Zeller.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems. 753 words.

Chapman, Edward John (1821–1904), mineralogist, was born on 22 February 1821 at an inn on the Kent–Surrey border as his parents were returning to London from France. His father died two...

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Chenevix, Richard (1774–1830), chemist and mineralogist

Melvyn C. Usselman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems; Medicinal Chemistry. 1157 words.

Chenevix, Richard (1774–1830), chemist and mineralogist, was born at Ballycommon, near Dublin, the son of Daniel Chenevix, lieutenant-colonel in the Royal Irish Artillery, and his wife,...

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Clarke, Edward Daniel (1769–1822), antiquary and mineralogist

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems. 1847 words.

Clarke, Edward Daniel (1769–1822), antiquary and mineralogist, was born on 5 June 1769 at the vicarage of Willingdon in Sussex. He was the second of four children of the Revd Edward Clarke...

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Davies, Thomas (1837–1892), mineralogist

A. M. Clark.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems. 386 words.

Davies, Thomas (1837–1892), mineralogist, was born on 29 December 1837 in the parish of St Pancras, London, the only son of William Davies (1814–1891) of the geological department of the...

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Deer, William Alexander [Alex] (1910–2009), petrologist and college head

Graham Chinner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems. 1227 words.

Deer, William Alexander [Alex] (1910–2009), petrologist and college head, was born on 26 October 1910 at 82 St Ives Road, Rusholme, Manchester, the eldest son of William Deer, warehouseman,...

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Dunstan, Albert Ernest (1878–1964), research chemist and petroleum technologist

John Hooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology; Mineralogy and Gems; Medicinal Chemistry. 1786 words.

Dunstan, Albert Ernest (1878–1964), research chemist and petroleum technologist, was born on 25 January 1878 at 69 Washington Road, Sheffield, the only son of Arthur Dunstan (d. 1896), a...

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