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Bennett, Timothy

Kathy White.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1300 words.

Bennett, Timothy (1676/7–1756), cordwainer and public access campaigner, is of obscure origins; details of his birth, family, and upbringing are unknown. On 19 July 1716, at All Hallows,...

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Corbett, Edward James [Jim]

Martin Booth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1261 words.

Corbett, Edward James [Jim] (1875–1955), hunter and conservationist, was born at Naini Tal, India, on 25 July 1875, the eighth child of Christopher William Corbett (1822–1881), a...

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Gardiner, (Henry) Rolf

Frank Trentmann.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 2137 words.

Gardiner, (Henry) Rolf (1902–1971), ecological campaigner and youth leader, was born on 5 November 1902 at 56 FitzGeorge Avenue, Fulham, London, the son of the Egyptologist Sir Alan...

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Hubback, Theodore Rathbone

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 4 words.

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Unna, Percy John Henry

Robin N. Campbell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1119 words.

Unna, Percy John Henry (1878–1950), mountaineer and conservationist, was born on 18 January 1878 at 12 Lancaster Gate, London, the fourth son and seventh of the seven children of Ferdinand...

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