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Bayes, Thomas (1701?–1761), mathematician and Presbyterian minister

A. W. F. Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 850 words.

Bayes, Thomas (1701?–1761), mathematician and Presbyterian minister, was probably born in Hertfordshire, the eldest in the family of four sons and three daughters of the Revd Joshua Bayes...

Brown, George (c. 1650–1730), arithmetician and minister of religion

D. J. Bryden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Pure Mathematics. 720 words.

Brown, George (c. 1650–1730), arithmetician and minister of religion, may be identifiable with the George Brown who attended the University of Aberdeen from 1664, graduating MA in 1668. He...

Bryce, Alexander (bap. 1713, d. 1786), applied mathematician and Church of Scotland minister

Richard B. Sher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1096 words.

Bryce, Alexander (bap. 1713, d. 1786), applied mathematician and Church of Scotland minister, was baptized on 12 April 1713 in Boarland, Kincardine-on-Forth, Perthshire, the son of John...

Clarke, John (bap. 1682, d. 1757), dean of Salisbury and mathematician

Alexander Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 420 words.

Clarke, John (bap. 1682, d. 1757), dean of Salisbury and mathematician, was baptized at St Andrew's, Norwich, on 7 May 1682, the son of Edward Clarke, weaver, alderman, and MP for Norwich...

Cooper, Robert (1649/50–1732), mathematician and Church of England clergyman

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 441 words.

Cooper, Robert (1649/50–1732), mathematician and Church of England clergyman, was the second son of the seven children born to Robert Cooper of Kidderminster, Worcestershire, and his wife,...

Craig, John (c. 1663–1731), mathematician and Church of England clergyman

Andrew I. Dale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 922 words.

Craig, John (c. 1663–1731), mathematician and Church of England clergyman, was the second son of James Craig (c.1632–1704), vicar of Hoddam in Dumfries, Scotland. In 1684 Craig matriculated...

Cresswell, Daniel (1776–1844), Church of England clergyman and mathematician

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 241 words.

Cresswell, Daniel (1776–1844), Church of England clergyman and mathematician, was the son of Daniel Cresswell, a native of Crowden-le-Booth, in Edale, Derbyshire, who lived for many years...

Dorchester, Daniel

Robert D. Cross.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Probability and Statistics. 1066 words.

Dorchester, Daniel (11 March 1827–13 March 1907), Methodist clergyman and statistician of American church history, was born in Duxbury, Massachusetts, the son of the Reverend Daniel...

Graves, Charles (1812–1899), bishop of Limerick and mathematician

Benjamin Williamson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1175 words.

Graves, Charles (1812–1899), bishop of Limerick and mathematician, was born in Dublin on 6 November 1812. He was the youngest son of John Crosbie Graves, chief police magistrate of Dublin,...

Haldane, Robert (1772–1854), Church of Scotland minister and university teacher

Peter Bell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 805 words.

Haldane, Robert (1772–1854), Church of Scotland minister and university teacher, was born on 27 January 1772 at Overton (‘the big farm’) in the parish of Lecropt, Perthshire, the eldest son...

Harley, Robert (1828–1910), mathematician and Congregational minister

H. T. M. Bell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 719 words.

Harley, Robert (1828–1910), mathematician and Congregational minister, was born on 23 January 1828 at Seacombe, near Liverpool, the third son of Robert Harley of Dunfermline, Fife, merchant...

Marriott, Charles (1811–1858), Church of England clergyman and college teacher

J. H. Overton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Education. 1402 words.

Marriott, Charles (1811–1858), Church of England clergyman and college teacher, was born at the rectory, Church Lawford, near Rugby, on 24 August 1811, the third of the five children of the...

Parkinson, Thomas (1745–1830), mathematician and Church of England clergyman

Charles Platts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 428 words.

Parkinson, Thomas (1745–1830), mathematician and Church of England clergyman, was born on 14 June 1745, at Kirkham, Lancashire, the son of Adam and Elizabeth Parkinson. He was educated at...

Pratt, John Henry (bap. 1809, d. 1871), Church of England clergyman and mathematician

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 872 words.

Pratt, John Henry (bap. 1809, d. 1871), Church of England clergyman and mathematician, was baptized on 30 June 1809 at St Mary Woolnoth, London, one of two sons of Josiah Pratt (1768–1844),...

Temple, George Frederick James (1901–1992), mathematician and Roman Catholic priest

C. W. Kilmister.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1224 words.

Temple, George Frederick James (1901–1992), mathematician and Roman Catholic priest, was born on 2 September 1901 at 134 Wornington Road, North Kensington, London, the only son of James...

Trail, William (1746–1831), mathematician and Church of Ireland clergyman

Paul Wood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 855 words.

Trail, William (1746–1831), mathematician and Church of Ireland clergyman, was born on 23 June 1746 at Logie in the presbytery of Brechin, the second son of the Revd William Trail...

Walker, George (1734?–1807), Presbyterian minister and mathematician

Alexander Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1494 words.

Walker, George (1734?–1807), Presbyterian minister and mathematician, was born at Newcastle upon Tyne. At the age of ten he was placed in the care of his uncle at Durham, Thomas Walker (d....

Walmesley, Charles (1722–1797), vicar apostolic of the western district and mathematician

Geoffrey Scott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1189 words.

Walmesley, Charles (1722–1797), vicar apostolic of the western district and mathematician, born on 13 January 1722 at Wigan Lane House, Standish, Lancashire, was the seventh son of John...

Watson, Henry William (1827–1903), mathematician and Church of England clergyman

T. E. James.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 528 words.

Watson, Henry William (1827–1903), mathematician and Church of England clergyman, was born in Marylebone, Middlesex, on 25 February 1827, the son of Thomas Watson RN and his wife, Eleanor...

Whitworth, William Allen (1840–1905), mathematician and Church of England clergyman

D. J. Owen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 744 words.

Whitworth, William Allen (1840–1905), mathematician and Church of England clergyman, was born at Bank House, Runcorn, on 1 February 1840, the eldest son in the family of four sons and two...