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Balfour, Francis Maitland

Edited by Market House Books.

in A Dictionary of Scientists

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Biographical Studies. 241 words.

(1851–1882) British zoologist

The younger brother of the British statesman Earl Balfour, Francis Balfour's career was cut short when, while convalescing from typhoid fever in...

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Francis Maitland Balfour

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

(1851–1882) British zoologist The younger brother of the British statesman Earl Balfour, Francis Balfour's career was cut short when, while convalescing from typhoid fever in Switzerland,...

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Browne, (William Alexander) Francis Balfour- (1874–1967), entomologist

G. N. Foster.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology. 1104 words.

Browne, (William Alexander) Francis Balfour- (1874–1967), entomologist, was born on 27 December 1874 at 16 Ebury Street, London, the eldest of the two sons and two daughters of John Hatton...

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Balfour, Francis Maitland (1851–1882), comparative embryologist and morphologist

Brian K. Hall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 1440 words.

Balfour, Francis Maitland (1851–1882), comparative embryologist and morphologist, was born on 10 November 1851 at Queen Street, Edinburgh, the fifth of the eight children (and third son) of...

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Balfour, Francis (d. in or after 1816), surgeon and orientalist

Sidney Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Surgery. 392 words.

Balfour, Francis (d. in or after 1816), surgeon and orientalist, was born in Edinburgh and took his MD degree there in 1767. He entered the East India Company's service in Bengal as...

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Francis Maitland Balfour (1851–82)

Edited by W. F. Bynum and Roy Porter.

in Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 56 words.

The embryological record is almost always abbreviated in accordance with the tendency of nature (to be explained on the principle

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Balfour, Francis Maitland (1851–82)

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 7 words.

(1851–82)

British zoologist.

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Balfour, Lt-Col Francis Cecil Campbell

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Business Finance. 182 words.

CIE 1919; CVO 1953; CBE 1931; MC

Born 1884; s of late Col Eustace J. A. Balfour and late Lady Frances Balfour, d of 8th Duke of Argyll; m 1920...

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Balfour, Rt Rev. Francis Richard Townley

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 110 words.

Born Sorrento, 21 June 1846; s of late Blayney Townley Balfour and Elizabeth Catherine Reynell, Townley Hall, Co. Lough, Ireland; died 3 Feb. 1924

Assistant Bishop of...

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Balfour-Browne, William Alex Francis

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 279 words.

MA (Oxon et Cantab); FRSE, FZS, FES, FLS, FRMS

Born London, 27 Dec. 1874; s of late J. H. Balfour-Browne, KC, DL, LLD, and Caroline Emma, d of late Lord Justice Lush;...

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Browne, Sir James Crichton- (1840–1938), physician and psychiatrist

Michael Neve.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Psychiatry. 1292 words.

Browne, Sir James Crichton- (1840–1938), physician and psychiatrist, was born in Edinburgh on 29 November 1840, the first of the eight children of William Alexander Francis Browne...

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Brunton [née Balfour], Mary (1778–1818), novelist

Isabelle Bour.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 978 words.

Brunton [née Balfour], Mary (1778–1818), novelist, was born on 1 November 1778 on Burray, one of the Orkney Islands, the daughter of Colonel Thomas Balfour (1752–1799) of Elwick and his...

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Talboys, Rt Hon. Sir Brian (Edward)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 166 words.

Hon. AC 1982; CH 1981; KCB 1991

Born Wanganui, 7 June 1921; s of Francis Powell Talboys and Katherine Janet (née Balfour); m 1950, Patricia Floyd Adamson, d of Adam...

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Hardinge of Penshurst

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 139 words.

Born 23 Aug. 1945; s of 3rd Baron Hardinge of Penshurst and Janet Christine Goschen (d 1970), d of late Lt-Col Francis Cecil Campbell Balfour, CIE,...

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Blair, Robert (1748–1828), surgeon and maker of optical instruments

A. M. Clerke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 695 words.

Blair, Robert (1748–1828), surgeon and maker of optical instruments, was born at Garvald, Haddingtonshire, the son of the minister Archibald Blair and his wife, Janet Barclay. After...

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Sanderson, Eric Fenton

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 186 words.

Born 14 Oct. 1951; s of Francis Kirton Sanderson and Margarita Shand (née Fenton); m 1975, Patricia Ann Shaw; three d

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Cultures and contexts of complicity

Angie Ash.

in Safeguarding older people from abuse

April 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing. 7398 words.

This chapter considers the apparent complicity illustrated in a professional ‘turning a blind eye’ to poor or inadequate support to older people. Contextual influences on practice are...

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William Cleghorn

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

William Cleghorn was born and died at Edinburgh, where his family were brewers. Through his mother, Jean Hamilton, he was related directly to another leading family, prominent in the church...

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