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Horner, Leonard (1785–1864), factory inspector, geologist, and educationist

P. W. J. Bartrip.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Education; Geology and the Lithosphere; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1272 words.

Horner, Leonard (1785–1864), factory inspector, geologist, and educationist, was born on 17 January 1785 at St George's Square, Edinburgh, the third and youngest son of John Horner (d....

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Milles, Thomas (c. 1550–1626?), customs official and antiquary

John Whyman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1714 words.

Milles, Thomas (c. 1550–1626?), customs official and antiquary, was born in Ashford, Kent, the son of Richard Milles of Ashford and his first wife, Johanna, daughter of Thomas Glover of...

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Morse, Hosea Ballou (1855–1934), customs official and historian of China

Richard J. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 771 words.

Morse, Hosea Ballou (1855–1934), customs official and historian of China, was born on 18 July 1855 in South Brookfield, Queens county, Nova Scotia, the first of the four children of Albert...

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Renzy, Sir Matthew de (1577–1634), customs official and Gaelic scholar

Brian Mac Cuarta.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 969 words.

Renzy, Sir Matthew de (1577–1634), customs official and Gaelic scholar, was born in 1577 in 'Cullen' (probably Cologne), Germany. Having spent some time as a cloth dealer in Antwerp, he...

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Train, Joseph (1779–1852), exciseman and antiquary

Angus Fraser.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1411 words.

Train, Joseph (1779–1852), exciseman and antiquary, was born on 6 November 1779 at Gilminscroft in the parish of Sorn, Ayrshire, where his father was land steward. In 1787 the family moved...

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