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Blackstone, John (1712–1753), apothecary and botanist

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Pharmacology; Botany. 582 words.

Blackstone, John (1712–1753), apothecary and botanist, was born at Harefield, Middlesex, the eldest of three sons of Edward Blackstone (d. 1730), ironmonger and citizen of London, and his...

Buxton, Richard (1786–1865), botanist and shoemaker

Anne Secord.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Botany. 883 words.

Buxton, Richard (1786–1865), botanist and shoemaker, was born on 15 January 1786 at Sedgley Hall Farm, Prestwich, Lancashire, the second son of the seven children of John Buxton and his...

Caley, George (1770–1829), farrier and botanist

Anne Secord.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Botany. 1309 words.

Caley, George (1770–1829), farrier and botanist, was born on 10 June 1770 in Craven, Yorkshire, the oldest son of William Caley, horse dealer, and Martha Norbury. His parents were married...

Crowther, James (1768–1847), botanist and porter

Anne Secord.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Botany. 817 words.

Crowther, James (1768–1847), botanist and porter, was born on 24 June 1768 in a cellar near the Wheat Sheaf inn, Deansgate, Manchester, the youngest of the seven children of Richard...

Duncan, John (1794–1881), hand-loom weaver and botanist

Anne Secord.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Botany. 1230 words.

Duncan, John (1794–1881), hand-loom weaver and botanist, was born on 19 December 1794 at Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, the illegitimate son of John Duncan, weaver and soldier, from...

Edgeworth, Michael Pakenham (1812–1881), botanist and East India Company servant

B. D. Jackson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Botany. 615 words.

Edgeworth, Michael Pakenham (1812–1881), botanist and East India Company servant, was born on 24 May 1812 at Edgeworthstown, co. Longford, Ireland, the youngest in a family of two sons and...

Gourlie, William (1815–1856), calico printer and botanist

G. S. Boulger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Botany. 232 words.

Gourlie, William (1815–1856), calico printer and botanist, was born in Glasgow in March 1815, the son of William Gourlie, merchant, and his wife, Agnes (née Bankier). He was educated at the...

Hobson, Edward (1782–1830), botanist and weaver

Anne Secord.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Botany. 1164 words.

Hobson, Edward (1782–1830), botanist and weaver, was born on 23 May 1782 in Ancoats Lane, Manchester. When he was three he was taken in by an uncle in Ashton under Lyne following his...

Horsefield, John (1792–1854), botanist and weaver

Anne Secord.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Botany. 1148 words.

Horsefield, John (1792–1854), botanist and weaver, was born on 18 July 1792, probably at Besses o' th' Barn, near Prestwich, Lancashire, the eldest son of Charles Horsefield (b. 1764). Born...

Irvine, Alexander (bap. 1794, d. 1873), botanist and bookseller

D. E. Allen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Botany; Publishing. 672 words.

Irvine, Alexander (bap. 1794, d. 1873), botanist and bookseller, was born at Daviot, Aberdeenshire, the son of James Irvine of Skellarts, a well-to-do farmer, and baptized there on 27 April...

Jenner, Charles (1810–1893), department store owner and botanist

Stana Nenadic.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Botany. 855 words.

Jenner, Charles (1810–1893), department store owner and botanist, was born on 1 September 1810 in Chatham, Kent, one of at least four sons of John Jenner (1768/9–1852), an innkeeper, and...

Martin, John (1783–1855), botanist and hand-loom weaver

Anne Secord.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Botany. 701 words.

Martin, John (1783–1855), botanist and hand-loom weaver, was born on 17 November 1783 in Tyldesley, Lancashire, the son of a poor shopkeeper and farmer. He lived with his parents, of whom...

Morgan, Hugh (c. 1530–1613), botanist and apothecary

John Bennell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Pharmacology; Botany. 962 words.

Morgan, Hugh (c. 1530–1613), botanist and apothecary, was the elder son of John Morgan of Great Bardfield, Essex, and his wife, Joan, daughter of Richard Copcott of Buckinghamshire. Hugh's...

Nowell, John (1802–1867), weaver and bryologist

Anne Secord.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 899 words.

Nowell, John (1802–1867), weaver and bryologist, was born at Springs, near Todmorden, Yorkshire, the illegitimate son of William Midgley, smallholder and publican at Kebcote, and Miriam...

Preston, George (1664/5–1749), apothecary and botanist

Anita Guerrini.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Pharmacology; Botany. 654 words.

Preston, George (1664/5–1749), apothecary and botanist, was the sixth child and fourth son of Sir Robert Preston and his second wife, Margaret Bothwell. Charles Preston (1660–1711),...

Sherard, James (1666–1738), apothecary and botanist

W. W. Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Pharmacology; Botany. 812 words.

Sherard, James (1666–1738), apothecary and botanist, and son of George Sherard or Sherwood of Bushby in Leicestershire, and Mary, his second wife, was born at Bushby on 1 July 1666. William...

Sole, William (1741–1802), apothecary and botanist

G. S. Boulger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Pharmacology; Botany. 401 words.

Sole, William (1741–1802), apothecary and botanist, was born at Thetford, Norfolk, the eldest son of John Sole and his wife, Martha, the daughter of John Rayner, banker, of Ely. The family...

Uvedale, Thomas (fl. 1712)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Botany; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 3 words.

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Wheeler, Thomas (1754–1847), apothecary and botanist

D'A. Power.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Pharmacology; Botany. 937 words.

Wheeler, Thomas (1754–1847), apothecary and botanist, second son of Thomas Wheeler (bap. 1710, d. 1769/70), and his wife, Susan Rivington, was born on 24 June 1754 in Basinghall Street,...