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Clater, Francis

Sherwin A. Hall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Veterinary Medicine; Medicine and Health. 648 words.

Clater, Francis (bap. 1754?, d. 1823), farrier and veterinary writer, may have been the son of John and Mary Claytor who was baptized at St Peter's, Nottingham, on 14 April 1754. He...

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Clover, Joseph

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Veterinary Medicine. 378 words.

Clover, Joseph (1725–1811), veterinary surgeon and farrier, son of a blacksmith, was born in Norwich on 12 August 1725. He benefited from some early schooling and learned his trade working...

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demand function

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences — Economics.

A function showing how the demand for any good or service relates to underlying variables. The ordinary demand function (or Marshallian demand function) depends on income and prices. The...

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Edwards, Edward

Robert Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 224 words.

Edwards, Edward (1803–1879), manufacturer of aquariums, was born on 23 November 1803 at Corwen, Merioneth, where he received his education. He became a draper at Bangor, Caernarvonshire,...

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Goddard, (Cecil) John

Brian Clarke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1221 words.

Goddard, (Cecil) John (1923–2012), fishing tackle manufacturer, angler, and entomologist, was born on 27 August 1923 at 66 Wiltshire Road, Brixton, London, the elder son of Cecil Henry...

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Gray, Robert

R. J. Cleevely.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Ornithology. 821 words.

Gray, Robert (1825–1887), ornithologist and bank official, was born at Dunbar, East Lothian, on 15 August 1825, the son of Archibald Gray, a merchant, and his wife, Agnes Hendre. He was...

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Law, James

Philip M. Teigen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Science and Mathematics; Education; Veterinary Medicine. 1473 words.

Law, James (13 February 1838–10 May 1921), veterinarian, educator, and public health advocate, was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, the son of John Law and Grace Turner, farmers. In 1857 he...

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Ormerod, Eleanor Anne

J. F. M. Clark.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Economics. 2336 words.

Ormerod, Eleanor Anne (1828–1901), economic entomologist, was born on 11 May 1828 at Sedbury Park, Gloucestershire, the youngest of the ten children of George Ormerod (1785–1873), historian...

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Rothschild, (Nathaniel) Charles

Michael Jolles.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Banking. 1259 words.

Rothschild, (Nathaniel) Charles (1877–1923), banker, entomologist, and conservationist, was born on 9 May 1877 at 6 Buckingham Gate, Belgravia, London, the second son and the youngest of...

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Sowerby, George Brettingham, the first

R. J. Cleevely.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Invertebrates. 1633 words.

Sowerby, George Brettingham, the first (1788–1854), conchologist and natural history dealer, was born at Lambeth, London, on 12 May 1788, the second son among the nine children of James...

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