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Richardson, Sir John (1787–1865), physician, naturalist, and Arctic explorer

Robert E. Johnson and Margaret H. Johnson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Medicine and Health; World History; Maps and Map-making. 2358 words.

Richardson, Sir John (1787–1865), physician, naturalist, and Arctic explorer, was born on 5 November 1787 at 11 Nith Place, Dumfries, Scotland, eldest of the twelve children of Gabriel...

Romans, Bernard

Steve Fisher.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Cartography; World History. 809 words.

Romans, Bernard (fl. 1720–1780), cartographer and naturalist, was born in Holland. Nothing is known about his parents or early childhood. He traveled to England in his youth and studied...

Say, Thomas

Patricia Tyson Stroud.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; World History; Maps and Map-making. 1822 words.

Say, Thomas (27 June 1787–10 October 1834), naturalist and explorer, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Benjamin Say, a physician, and Ann Bonsall, granddaughter of the...

Wilson, Edward Adrian (1872–1912), Antarctic explorer and naturalist

Ann Savours.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; World History; Maps and Map-making. 1805 words.

Wilson, Edward Adrian (1872–1912), Antarctic explorer and naturalist, was born on 23 July 1872 at 6 Montpellier Terrace, Cheltenham, the second son and fifth child of the nine surviving...

Wollaston, Alexander Frederick Richmond [Sandy] (1875–1930), naturalist and explorer

T. G. Longstaff.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; World History; Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; Asian History; African History. 1689 words.

Wollaston, Alexander Frederick Richmond [Sandy] (1875–1930), naturalist and explorer, born on 22 May 1875 at Clifton, Bristol, was the second son of George Hyde Wollaston (1844–1926), a...