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Bennett, Charles, fourth earl of Tankerville

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 5 words.

See White Conduit cricket club

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Bentley, Walter Owen

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 825 words.

Bentley, Walter Owen (1888–1971), designer and racer of motor cars, was born on 16 September 1888 at 78 Avenue Road, Hampstead, London, the youngest in the family of six sons and three...

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Brabham, Sir John Arthur, (Sir Jack)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 322 words.

Kt 1979; AO 2008; OBE 1966

Born Sydney, Australia, 2 April 1926; m 1st, 1951, Betty Evelyn Beresford (marr. diss. 1994); three s; 2nd, 1996, Margaret Taylor; died 19...

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Braithwaite, John, the elder

William Ronald Braithwaite.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Engineering (General); Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 755 words.

Braithwaite, John, the elder (bap. 1760, d. 1818), engineer and diver, was baptized at St Albans Abbey, Hertfordshire, on 20 July 1760, the second son of five children of William...

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Bushnell, Bertram Harold Thomas [Bert]

Christopher Dodd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology. 1645 words.

Bushnell, Bertram Harold Thomas [Bert] (1921–2010), sculler and marine engineer, was born on 3 September 1921 at the Boat House, Wargrave, Berkshire, the second of two sons of John Henry...

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Butler [née Reid], Lois

Enid deBois.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 917 words.

Butler [née Reid], Lois (1897–1970), aviator and skier, was born on 3 November 1897 at 275 Drummond Street, Montreal, Canada, the only daughter and second of the five children of Sir...

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Chevrolet, Louis

Ronald Edsforth.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1105 words.

Chevrolet, Louis (25 December 1878–06 June 1941), mechanic, race car driver, and engine designer, was born in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, the son of Joseph Felicien Chevrolet, a...

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Clasper, Henry [Harry]

Eric Halladay.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 753 words.

Clasper, Henry [Harry] (1812–1870), oarsman and boat builder, was born at Dunston, near Newcastle upon Tyne, on 5 July 1812, the son of Robert and Jane Clasper. He married his cousin...

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Clasper, John Hawks [Jack]

Eric Halladay.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1178 words.

Clasper, John Hawks [Jack] (1836–1908), boat builder and oarsman, born in Newcastle upon Tyne on 13 October 1836, was the eldest of thirteen children (eight daughters and five sons) of...

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Clement, Frank Charles

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 3 words.

See Bentley Boys

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