Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-10 of 87 items for:

Education x Travel and Holiday x clear all

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

Aitchison, Sir Charles (Walter de Lancey)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; World History; Travel and Holiday. 77 words.

4th Bt cr 1938

Born 27 May 1951; er s of Sir Stephen Charles de Lancey Aitchison, 3rd Bt, and (Elizabeth) Anne (Milburn), er d of late Lt-Col Edward Reed, Ghyllheugh,...

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

Arundell, Francis Vyvyan Jago

W. P. Courtney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; World History; Travel and Holiday. 606 words.

Arundell, Francis Vyvyan Jago (1780–1846), antiquary and traveller, was born at Launceston, Cornwall, in July 1780, the only son of Thomas Jago, a solicitor in that town, and his wife,...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Ashley, Sir Anthony, baronet

Michael Hicks.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Education; UK Politics. 1396 words.

Ashley, Sir Anthony, baronet (1551/2–1628), politician and translator of The Mariners Mirrour, was the eldest son of Sir Anthony Ashley of Damerham in Hampshire, a cadet of the...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Baber, Edward Colborne

Thomas Seccombe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; World History; Travel and Holiday. 451 words.

Baber, Edward Colborne (1843–1890), orientalist and traveller, the son of Edward Baber and a great-nephew of Henry Hervey Baber, was born at Dulwich on 30 April 1843. He was educated at...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Bankes, William John

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1230 words.

Bankes, William John (1786–1855), traveller and antiquary, was born on 11 December 1786, second son of Henry Bankes (1757–1834) of Kingston Lacy, Dorset, politician and author, and his...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Beard, William

A. P. Woolrich.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Education; Palaeontology. 592 words.

Beard, William (1772–1868), tourist guide and collector of bones, was born on 24 April 1772 at Woolvershill, Banwell, Somerset, the eldest of the eight children of John Beard (1738–1801), a...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Beke, Charles Tilstone

Donald Crummey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1995 words.

Beke, Charles Tilstone (1800–1874), traveller and geographer, was born on 10 October 1800 at Stepney, London, the son of James Beke. The family had ancestral connections to Bekesbourne in...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Bell, Gertrude Margaret Lowthian

Liora Lukitz.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Diplomatic History; International Relations; World History; Travel and Holiday. 5069 words.

Bell, Gertrude Margaret Lowthian (1868–1926), traveller, archaeologist, and diplomatist, was born at Washington Hall, co. Durham, on 14 July 1868, the elder child and only daughter of...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Bent, (James) Theodore

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1049 words.

Bent, (James) Theodore (1852–1897), traveller and antiquary, born at Baildon, Yorkshire, on 30 March 1852, was the only child of James Bent of Baildon and Margaret Eleanor, eldest daughter...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Bicknell, Herman

A. S. Bicknell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; World History; Travel and Holiday. 503 words.

Bicknell, Herman (1830–1875), orientalist and traveller, was born at Herne Hill, Surrey, on 2 April 1830, the third son of Elhanan Bicknell (1788–1861) and his third wife, Lucinda Sarah...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page