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Bagwell, William (b. c. 1593, d. in or after 1664), merchant and writer on astronomy

T. F. Henderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; History of Science and Technology; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 434 words.

Bagwell, William (b. c. 1593, d. in or after 1664), merchant and writer on astronomy, was, according to his own account, 'bred a merchant in good quality, skilfully furnished...

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Lloyd, John Uri

Michael A. Flannery.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; History of Science and Technology; Medicine and Health. 1212 words.

Lloyd, John Uri (19 April 1849–09 April 1936), pharmacist and author, was born in West Bloomfield, New York, the son of Nelson Marvin Lloyd, an engineer, and Sophia Webster, a...

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Samuelson, Sir Bernhard, first baronet (1820–1905), ironmaster and promoter of technical education

W. F. Spear.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education. 1617 words.

Samuelson, Sir Bernhard, first baronet (1820–1905), ironmaster and promoter of technical education, was the eldest of the six sons of Samuel Henry Samuelson (1789–1863), merchant, and his...

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Sturgeon, William (1783–1850), electrician and scientific lecturer

William Gee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 2592 words.

Sturgeon, William (1783–1850), electrician and scientific lecturer, was born on 22 May 1783 at Whittington, Lancashire, near Kirkby Lonsdale, the only son of John Sturgeon, shoemaker, and...

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Williams, William Mattieu (1820–1892), science teacher and industrial chemist

B. B. Woodward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Science and Mathematics; Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; History of Science and Technology. 1006 words.

Williams, William Mattieu (1820–1892), science teacher and industrial chemist, son of Abraham Williams, a Welsh fishmonger working in London, and his wife, Louise, daughter of Gabriel...

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