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Jones, Amanda Theodosia

Suzanne White Junod.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Engineering and Technology; Mysticism. 1221 words.

Jones, Amanda Theodosia (19 October 1835–31 March 1914), inventor, poet, and Spiritualist, was born in East Bloomfield, New York, the daughter of Henry Jones, a master weaver, and Mary Alma...

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Morrison, Richard James [pseud. Zadkiel]

Katharine Anderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Mysticism; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 940 words.

Morrison, Richard James [pseud. Zadkiel] (1795–1874), astrologer and inventor, was born on 15 June 1795, the son of Richard Caleb Morrison, a gentleman pensioner under George III. His...

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Tyrrell, George Nugent Merle

Leslie Price.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Engineering (General). 897 words.

Tyrrell, George Nugent Merle (1879–1952), psychical researcher and engineer, was born at Weymouth Road, Frome, Somerset, on 23 March 1879, the son of Nugent Tyrrell, a railway engineer, and...

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Williams, John Shoebridge

Bret E. Carroll.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Mysticism; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 1161 words.

Williams, John Shoebridge (31 July 1790–22 April 1878), civil engineer, magazine editor, and spiritualist, was born in Newport, Carteret County, North Carolina, the son of Welsh immigrant...

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