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Dall, William Healey

Phillip Drennon Thomas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Natural History; Invertebrates. 1400 words.

Dall, William Healey (21 August 1845–27 March 1927), natural historian, paleontologist, and malacologist, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Charles Henry Appleton Dall, a...

Davidson, Thomas (1817–1885), natural history artist and palaeontologist

R. J. Cleevely.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Palaeontology; Natural History. 1031 words.

Davidson, Thomas (1817–1885), natural history artist and palaeontologist, was born in Edinburgh on 17 May 1817, the eldest of the three children of William Davidson, the wealthy owner of...

Dennis, James Blatch Piggott (1815–1861), palaeontologist and natural historian

Robert Halliday.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Natural History. 610 words.

Dennis, James Blatch Piggott (1815–1861), palaeontologist and natural historian, was born, possibly at Colchester, on 4 August 1815, the son of Philip Dennis, an army officer. After...

Falconer, Hugh (1808–1865), palaeontologist and naturalist

D. T. Moore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Palaeontology. 1644 words.

Falconer, Hugh (1808–1865), palaeontologist and naturalist, was born at Forres, Moray, on 29 February 1808, one of five sons and two daughters of David Falconer and his wife, Isabel Mcrae....

Gabb, William More

Elizabeth Noble Shor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Palaeontology. 996 words.

Gabb, William More (20 January 1839–30 May 1878), paleontologist and naturalist, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Joseph Gabb and Christiana (name unverified) More. Gabb’s...

Williamson, William Crawford (1816–1895), naturalist and palaeobotanist

John V. Pickstone.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Palaeontology. 2063 words.

Williamson, William Crawford (1816–1895), naturalist and palaeobotanist, was born at Huntriss Row, Scarborough on 24 November 1816, the second and only surviving son of John Williamson (b....

Woodward, Samuel Pickworth (1821–1865), naturalist and palaeontologist

R. J. Cleevely.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Palaeontology. 1141 words.

Woodward, Samuel Pickworth (1821–1865), naturalist and palaeontologist, was born on 17 September 1821 in Briggs Lane, Norwich, the second son of Samuel Woodward (1790–1838), bank clerk and...