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Abel, Clarke (1789–1826), naturalist and surgeon

B. D. Jackson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Surgery. 547 words.

Abel, Clarke (1789–1826), naturalist and surgeon, was born on 5 September 1789, the son of Matthias Abel. After schooling at Merchant Taylors', he was educated for the medical profession...

Adams, Andrew Leith (1827–1882), army surgeon and naturalist

Anthony J. Gaston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 644 words.

Adams, Andrew Leith (1827–1882), army surgeon and naturalist, born on 21 March 1827, was the son of Francis Adams (1796–1861), surgeon, and his wife, Elspeth Shaw (d. 1845). Appointed army...

Anderson, William (c. 1748–1778), surgeon and naturalist

J. Watt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Surgery. 671 words.

Anderson, William (c. 1748–1778), surgeon and naturalist, was born in Scotland, probably in the area of North Berwick, Haddingtonshire. Nothing is known of his immediate family other than...

Arnold, Joseph (1782–1818), naturalist and surgeon

G. T. Bettany.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Surgery. 460 words.

Arnold, Joseph (1782–1818), naturalist and surgeon, was born on 28 December 1782 at Beccles, Suffolk, the fourth son of Edward Arnold, a tanner, and his wife, Hannah. He was apprenticed...

Balfour, Edward Green (1813–1889), surgeon and naturalist

Douglas M. Peers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Surgery. 3584 words.

Balfour, Edward Green (1813–1889), surgeon and naturalist, was born on 6 September 1813 in Montrose, the second son of Captain George Balfour of the East India Company marine service, and...

Beverly, Charles James (1788–1868), surgeon and naturalist

Robert Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Surgery. 453 words.

Beverly, Charles James (1788–1868), surgeon and naturalist, was born in August 1788 at Fort Augustus in the Scottish highlands, the son of a soldier stationed at the fort. He was...

Busk, George (1807–1886), surgeon and naturalist

B. B. Woodward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 1263 words.

Busk, George (1807–1886), surgeon and naturalist, was born on 12 August 1807 at St Petersburg, the second son of Robert Busk (1768–1835), merchant of St Petersburg, and his wife, Jane,...

Bynoe, Benjamin (1803–1865), ship's surgeon and naturalist

Clemency Thorne Fisher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Surgery. 856 words.

Bynoe, Benjamin (1803–1865), ship's surgeon and naturalist, was born at Christ Church, Barbados, on 25 July 1803, the son of Samuel and Elizabeth Bynoe. Nothing is known of Bynoe's...

Coppinger, Richard William (1847–1910), naval surgeon and naturalist

H. D. Rolleston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Surgery. 497 words.

Coppinger, Richard William (1847–1910), naval surgeon and naturalist, born on 11 October 1847 in Dublin, was the youngest of the six sons of Joseph William Coppinger, a solicitor of...

Fleming, John (1747–1829), surgeon and naturalist

Ray Desmond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Surgery. 385 words.

Fleming, John (1747–1829), surgeon and naturalist, may have studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh. He joined the Indian Medical Service (IMS) in Bengal as an assistant surgeon in...

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),...

Royle, John Forbes (1798–1858), surgeon and naturalist

B. B. Woodward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Surgery. 909 words.

Royle, John Forbes (1798–1858), surgeon and naturalist, was born on 20 May 1798 at Cawnpore, India, the only son of Captain William Henry Royle, in the service of the East India Company,...

Saugrain De Vigni, Antoine François

Philip K. Wilson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Surgery; Medicine and Health; Mineralogy and Gems. 1005 words.

Saugrain De Vigni, Antoine François (17 February 1763–18 or 19 May 1820), naturalist, mineralogist, surgeon, and physician, was born in Paris, France, the son of Antoine Claude Saugrain, a...

Sinclair, Andrew (1794–1861), surgeon and naturalist

G. S. Boulger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Surgery. 506 words.

Sinclair, Andrew (1794–1861), surgeon and naturalist, was born in Paisley, Renfrewshire, on 13 April 1794, the son of John Sinclair and Agnes Renfrew. Between 1814 and 1818 he studied...

Thompson, John Vaughan (1779–1847), surgeon and naturalist

Peter Davis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Surgery. 1271 words.

Thompson, John Vaughan (1779–1847), surgeon and naturalist, was born on 19 November 1779, in Berwick, the son of John Thompson and his wife, Jane Hall, both of Berwick. That he had an early...