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Adams, Charles Francis

John F. Stover.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1393 words.

Adams, Charles Francis (27 May 1835–20 March 1915), railroad official, civic leader, and historian, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Charles Francis Adams (1807–1886), a...

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Balfour of Burleigh

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Science and Mathematics; Education; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History. 349 words.

CEng, FIET; FRSE

Born 6 Jan. 1927; e s of 11th Lord Balfour of Burleigh and Dorothy (d 1976), d of late R. H. Done; ...

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Booth, Charles

Jose Harris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 2158 words.

Booth, Charles (1840–1916), shipowner and social investigator, was born on 30 March 1840 at 27 Bedford North Street, Liverpool. He was the third son of Charles Booth (1799–1860), a...

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Bradshaw

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Education; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours. 196 words.

Born 9 Sept. 1936; s of Leonard Charles Bradshaw and Ivy Doris Bradshaw; m 1st, 1957, Jill Hayward (d 2002); one s one ...

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Medlycott, Sir Mervyn (Tregonwell)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Education; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours. 84 words.

9th Bt cr 1808, of Ven House, Somerset

Born 20 Feb. 1947; s of Thomas Anthony Hutchings Medlycott (d 1970) (2nd s of 7th Bt) and Cecilia Mary Medlycott, ...

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Rees, Sarah Jane [pseud. Cranogwen]

Deirdre Beddoe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1227 words.

Rees, Sarah Jane [pseud. Cranogwen] (1839–1916), sailor, schoolmistress, and poet, was born on 9 January 1839 at Dolgoy Fach, a cottage some 2½ miles from the coastal village of Llangrannog...

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Robbins, (Richard) Michael

G. H. Martin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Education; History. 1272 words.

Robbins, (Richard) Michael (1915–2002), transport administrator and historian, was born at 51 Rotherwick Road, Golders Green, Middlesex, on 7 September 1915, the eldest of the three...

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