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Forrester, Joseph James (1809–1861), wine merchant and topographer

Ian Campbell Robertson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography. 1387 words.

Forrester, Joseph James (1809–1861), wine merchant and topographer, was born at Kingston upon Hull on 27 May 1809, the only son of Patrick Forrester (1772–1846), jeweller and goldsmith, and...

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Gilbert, Charles Sandoe (1760–1831), druggist and topographer

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Pharmacology. 390 words.

Gilbert, Charles Sandoe (1760–1831), druggist and topographer, the son of Thomas Gilbert, was born in Kenwyn, near Truro, Cornwall. With a Mr Powell he earned considerable sums travelling...

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Gray, William (bap. 1601, d. 1674), chorographer and merchant

Richard Helgerson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography. 667 words.

Gray, William (bap. 1601, d. 1674), chorographer and merchant, was baptized at St Nicholas's Church, Newcastle upon Tyne, on 21 September 1601, the eldest of the eleven children of Cuthbert...

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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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Noon

in Who's Who

November 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Business and Management; Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 9 words.

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Ross, Alexander

Jeff LaLande.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Education; History; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1561 words.

Ross, Alexander (02 November 1782–23 October 1856), fur trader, explorer, and historian, was born in the Highlands parish of Dyke, county of Nairnshire, Scotland. Neither Ross’s own...

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Williams, Jonathan

John C. Fredriksen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Organization and Management of Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 1111 words.

Williams, Jonathan (26 May 1750–16 May 1815), merchant, lay scientist, and first superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Jonathan...

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