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Thompson, D'Arcy Wentworth (1829–1902), classical scholar

D'A. W. Thompson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/36485

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Thompson, D'Arcy Wentworth (1829–1902), classical scholar, elder son of John Skelton Thompson, shipmaster, and his wife, Mary Mitchell, both of Maryport, Cumberland, was born at sea on board his father's sailing ship Georgiana, off Van Diemen's Land, on 18 April 1829. Nearly all ...

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