Reference Entry

Rickman, John (1771-1840), statistician and civil servant

David Eastwood

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Rickman, John (1771-1840), statistician and civil servant, was born on 22 August 1771, the only son of Thomas Rickman, vicar of Newburn, Northumberland. He was educated at Guildford grammar school (1781-5), matriculated from Magdalen Hall, Oxford, in 1788, migrated to Lincoln College, and graduated BA in 1792. Rickman then joined ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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