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Boll, Jacob

Marcus B. Simpson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1389 words.

Boll, Jacob (29 May 1828–29 September 1880), naturalist and geologist, was born at Dieticon, Bremgarten, Canton Aargau, Switzerland, the son of Henry Boll and Magdalena Peier. The family...

Darwin, Charles Robert (1809–1882), naturalist, geologist, and originator of the theory of natural selection

Adrian Desmond, James Moore and Janet Browne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Biological Sciences; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Geology and the Lithosphere. 26223 words.

Darwin, Charles Robert (1809–1882), naturalist, geologist, and originator of the theory of natural selection, was born on 12 February 1809 at The Mount, Shrewsbury, the fifth child and...

Hayden, Ferdinand Vandeveer

Mike F. Foster.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1495 words.

Hayden, Ferdinand Vandeveer (07 September 1828?–22 December 1887), geologist and naturalist, was probably born in Westfield, Massachusetts, the son of Asa Hayden and Melinda Hawley. No...

Hudleston [formerly Simpson], Wilfrid Hudleston (1828–1909), naturalist and geologist

R. J. Cleevely.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1122 words.

Hudleston [formerly Simpson], Wilfrid Hudleston (1828–1909), naturalist and geologist, was born on 2 June 1828 at St Martin, Coney Street, York, the eldest son of John Simpson (d. 1867), a...

Jameson, Robert (1774–1854), geologist and natural historian

Dennis R. Dean.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1380 words.

Jameson, Robert (1774–1854), geologist and natural historian, was born on 11 July 1774 in Leith, the third son in the family of twelve of Thomas Jameson (c.1750–1802), a soap maker of...

Strickland, Hugh Edwin (1811–1853), natural historian and geologist

Harriet Ritvo.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1266 words.

Strickland, Hugh Edwin (1811–1853), natural historian and geologist, was born on 2 March 1811 at Reighton in the East Riding of Yorkshire, the second son of Henry Eustatius Strickland...

Stutchbury, Samuel (1798–1859), naturalist and geologist

D. F. Branagan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Geology and the Lithosphere. 758 words.

Stutchbury, Samuel (1798–1859), naturalist and geologist, was born in London on 15 January 1798, the third child and second son of Joseph Sidney Stutchbury (1769–1810), gauging instrument...

Tristram, Henry Baker (1822–1906), geologist and naturalist

A. R. Buckland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Geology and the Lithosphere. 959 words.

Tristram, Henry Baker (1822–1906), geologist and naturalist, born at Eglingham, Northumberland, on 11 May 1822, was the eldest son of Henry Baker Tristram, vicar of Eglingham, and his wife,...