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Ambler, James Markham Marshall

Christopher J. Huggard.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Surgery; Military History. 1209 words.

Ambler, James Markham Marshall (30 December 1848–30 October 1881), naval surgeon and explorer, was born in Markham, Virginia, the son of Richard Cary Ambler, a physician, and Susan...

Bigsby, John Jeremiah (1792–1881), surgeon and geologist

A. W. Rasporich.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere; Surgery. 903 words.

Bigsby, John Jeremiah (1792–1881), surgeon and geologist, was born on 4 August 1792 in Nottingham, the son of Dr Jacob Bigsby and his wife, Mary. Like his father, he pursued a career in...

Boys, William (1735–1803), surgeon and topographer

Jennett Humphreys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Surgery. 1037 words.

Boys, William (1735–1803), surgeon and topographer, was born in Deal, Kent, on 7 September 1735, the eldest son of Commodore William Boys (1700–1774), afterwards lieutenant-governor of...

Freke, John (1688–1756), surgeon and natural philosopher

Norman Moore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Surgery. 918 words.

Freke, John (1688–1756), surgeon and natural philosopher, son of John Freke (d. 1717), also a surgeon, was born in London, was apprenticed to Richard Blundell, and was elected assistant...

Gerard, James Gilbert (1793–1835), East India Company military surgeon and surveyor

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 531 words.

Gerard, James Gilbert (1793–1835), East India Company military surgeon and surveyor, son of Gilbert Gerard, DD (1760–1815) and his wife, Helen, daughter of John Duncan, provost of Aberdeen,...

Green, Joseph Henry (1791–1863), surgeon and natural philosopher

Phillip R. Sloan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Surgery. 2617 words.

Green, Joseph Henry (1791–1863), surgeon and natural philosopher, was born on 1 November 1791 at the family home, 11 London Wall, London, and was baptized on 12 December 1791 at St Alfege,...

Levick, (George) Murray (1876–1956), surgeon and explorer

Raymond Priestley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Surgery. 882 words.

Levick, (George) Murray (1876–1956), surgeon and explorer, was born at 12 Whitworth Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, on 3 July 1876, the son of George Levick, a civil engineer, and his wife,...

MacCulloch, John (1773–1835), surgeon and geologist

David A. Cumming.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere; Surgery. 1396 words.

MacCulloch, John (1773–1835), surgeon and geologist, was born on 6 October 1773 at his grandparents' home on Guernsey. He was the third of eight children born to James MacCulloch...

Mantell, Gideon Algernon (1790–1852), surgeon and geologist

Dennis R. Dean.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere; Surgery. 1395 words.

Mantell, Gideon Algernon (1790–1852), surgeon and geologist, was born on 3 February 1790 at his family's home in St Mary's Lane, Lewes, Sussex, a middle child among the eight of Thomas...

McCormick, Robert (1800–1890), naval surgeon, explorer, and naturalist

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; World History; Maps and Map-making; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Surgery. 1045 words.

McCormick, Robert (1800–1890), naval surgeon, explorer, and naturalist, born at Runham, near Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, on 22 July 1800, was the only son of Robert McCormick (d. 1817),...

Moyle, Matthew Paul (1788–1880), surgeon and geologist

Denise Crook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere; Surgery. 385 words.

Moyle, Matthew Paul (1788–1880), surgeon and geologist, born at Chacewater, Cornwall, on 4 October 1788, was the second son of John Moyle and his wife, Julia, daughter of Johnathon...

Parkinson, James (1755–1824), surgeon and palaeontologist

Michael Bevan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Surgery. 1096 words.

Parkinson, James (1755–1824), surgeon and palaeontologist, was born on 11 April 1755 at 1 Hoxton Square, Shoreditch, London, one of the three children of John Parkinson (c.1725–1784),...

Pryce, William (bap. 1735, d. 1790), surgeon, mineralogist, and antiquary

Alan Pearson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems; Surgery. 705 words.

Pryce, William (bap. 1735, d. 1790), surgeon, mineralogist, and antiquary, was born at Redruth, Cornwall, and baptized there on 14 June 1735. He was the only son (there was also a daughter,...

Rose, Caleb Burrell (1790–1872), surgeon and geologist

R. J. Cleevely.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere; Surgery. 1043 words.

Rose, Caleb Burrell (1790–1872), surgeon and geologist, was born on 10 February 1790 at Eye in Suffolk, the son of Caleb Rose and his wife, Ann. After being apprenticed to his uncle John...

Russell, James (c. 1720–1773), surgeon and natural philosopher

Paul Wood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Education; Surgery. 689 words.

Russell, James (c. 1720–1773), surgeon and natural philosopher, was born in Edinburgh, the son of the surgeon Francis Russell and his wife, a daughter of Robert Gordon of Halhead,...

Wallich, George Charles (1815–1899), military surgeon and oceanographer

A. L. Rice.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Oceanography and Hydrology; Surgery. 694 words.

Wallich, George Charles (1815–1899), military surgeon and oceanographer, was born on 16 November 1815 in Calcutta, India, the eldest of seven children of Nathaniel Wallich (1785–1854), a...