Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-10 of 66 items for:

Economics x Travel and Holiday x clear all

Battel, Andrew (b. 1560s?, d. in or after 1613), traveller and trader

Alfred Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; World History; Travel and Holiday. 663 words.

Battel, Andrew (b. 1560s?, d. in or after 1613), traveller and trader, was probably born in Leigh, Essex; his parents are unknown. According to Samuel Purchas, a former neighbour in Essex,...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Blyth, Sir Charles, (Sir Chay)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; World History; Travel and Holiday; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 259 words.

Kt 1997; CBE 1972; BEM 1967

Born 14 May 1940; s of Robert and Jessie Blyth; m 1st, 1962, Maureen Margaret Morris (marr. diss. 1992); one d; 2nd, 1995...

Go to Who's Who and Who Was Who »  home page

Bond, Martin (1558?–1643), merchant

Andrew Thrush.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; World History; Travel and Holiday. 710 words.

Bond, Martin (1558?–1643), merchant, was the third or fourth son of William Bond (d. 1576), an alderman of London and merchant adventurer, who was sheriff in 1567. It is unclear whether he...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Bond, William (d. 1576)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; World History; Travel and Holiday. 3 words.

See Bond, Martin

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Bonington, Sir Christian (John Storey)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Literature; Publishing; World History; Travel and Holiday; Architecture; Art. 474 words.

Kt 1996; CVO 2010; CBE 1976; DL

Born 6 Aug. 1934; s of Charles Bonington, journalist, and Helen Anne Bonington (née Storey); m 1962, Muriel Wendy Marchant (d...null...

Go to Who's Who and Who Was Who »  home page

Bosville Macdonald of Sleat, Sir Ian Godfrey

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; World History; Travel and Holiday; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 228 words.

17th Bt cr 1625; Premier Baronet of Nova Scotia; DL; MRSPH

Born 18 July 1947; er s of Sir (Alexander) Somerled Angus Bosville Macdonald of Sleat, 16th Bt, MC, 24th...

Go to Who's Who and Who Was Who »  home page

Brown, Joe

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Science and Mathematics; Education; World History; Travel and Holiday; Business Finance. 161 words.

CBE 2011 (MBE 1975)

Born 26 Sept. 1930; s of J. Brown, Longsight, Manchester; m 1957, Valerie Gray; two d

freelance guide and climber, and film...

Go to Who's Who and Who Was Who »  home page

Caldcleugh, Alexander (1795–1858), businessman and traveller

Manuel Llorca-Jaña.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Business and Management; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1080 words.

Caldcleugh, Alexander (1795–1858), businessman and traveller, was born on 17 June 1795 in London (where he was baptized at St Olave's, Hart Street), the only son and fourth of five children...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Carew pole, Sir (John) Richard (Walter Reginald)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; World History; Travel and Holiday; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 289 words.

13th Bt cr 1628, of Shute House, Devonshire; OBE 2000

Born 2 Dec. 1938; s of Sir John Gawen Carew Pole, 12th Bt, DSO, TD and Cynthia Mary (d...

Go to Who's Who and Who Was Who »  home page

Chardin, Sir John [Jean] (1643–1712), traveller and merchant

Amanda Eurich.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1310 words.

Chardin, Sir John [Jean] (1643–1712), traveller and merchant, was born in Paris on 16 November 1643 and baptized on 24 November at the protestant temple at Charenton, near Paris, the eldest...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page