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Field, Thomas (1549–1625), Jesuit and explorer

Fergus O'Donoghue.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; World History; Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas. 494 words.

Field, Thomas (1549–1625), Jesuit and explorer, was born in Limerick, son of a medical doctor, William Field, and his wife, Jenet Creah; his family was of Anglo-Norman descent. He studied...

Grubb, Wilfrid Barbrooke (1865–1930), missionary and explorer in Paraguay

John Stuart.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; Religion and Education; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1573 words.

Grubb, Wilfrid Barbrooke (1865–1930), missionary and explorer in Paraguay, was born at Ferryhill, Liberton, Edinburgh, on 11 August 1865, the third of five children of John Barbrooke Grubb...

Matthews [Mathews], Abraham (1832–1899), Congregational minister and settler in Patagonia

Geraldine Lublin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; World History; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1022 words.

Matthews [Mathews], Abraham (1832–1899), Congregational minister and settler in Patagonia, was born at Llanidloes, Montgomeryshire, in October 1832, the son of John Matthews or Mathews (b....

Thomson, James [Diego] (1788–1854), evangelist and school promoter

Eugenia Roldán Vera.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; Religion; Education. 1658 words.

Thomson, James [Diego] (1788–1854), evangelist and school promoter, was born in Creetown, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 1 September 1788, the youngest of three sons of William Thomson, school...