in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Literature; Publishing; History; Biographical Studies. 801 words.
Gillow, Joseph (1850–1921), biographical lexicographer and genealogist, was born on 5 October 1850 at Frenchwood House, Preston, Lancashire, the son of Joseph Gillow (1801–1872), a...
in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Natural History; History of Science and Technology; Biographical Studies. 1142 words.
Ord, George (04 March 1781–24 January 1866), naturalist, writer, and lexicographer, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of George Ord, a retired sea captain who in 1798 became a...