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Achebe, Prof. Chinua

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Publishing. 438 words.

FRSL 1983

Born 16 Nov. 1930; s of Isaiah and Janet Achebe; m 1961, Christiana Okoli; two s two d; died 21 March 2013

author; Professor Emeritus, University...

Acres, Dr Douglas Ian

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Literature; Publishing; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 352 words.

CBE 1987 (OBE 1981); JP

Born Brockley, 21 Nov. 1924; y s of Sydney Herbert and Hilda Emily Acres; m Joan Marjorie, o d...

Acton

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Social and Cultural History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing. 346 words.

Born 30 July 1941; s of 3rd Baron Acton, CMG, MBE, TD and Hon. Daphne, o d of 4th Baron Rayleigh, FRS and Lady Mary Hilda, 2nd ...

Adams, James Truslow

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 246 words.

MA, LLD, LittD, LHD, FRSL

Born 18 Oct. 1878; s of William Newton Adams and Elizabeth Harper Truslow; m 1927, Kathryn M. Seely; no c; died 18 May 1949

Brookly...

Adams, Richard George

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literature; Publishing. 200 words.

Born 10 May 1920; s of Evelyn George Beadon Adams, FRCS, and Lilian Rosa Adams (née Button); m 1949, Barbara Elizabeth Acland; two d...

Adams, William Davenport (1851–1904), journalist and compiler of reference works

Lewis Melville.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Journalism; Education. 378 words.

Adams, William Davenport (1851–1904), journalist and compiler of reference works, was born at Park Terrace, New Park Road, Brixton, on 28 December 1851, the elder surviving son of William...

Aggas, Edward (b. in or before 1549, d. 1625?), bookseller and publisher

H. R. Tedder.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 408 words.

Aggas, Edward (b. in or before 1549, d. 1625?), bookseller and publisher, was the son of Robert Aggas (d. in or before 1564), of Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk, and probably related to Radulph...

Aiken, Joan Delano, (Mrs Julius Goldstein)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Literature; Publishing. 647 words.

MBE 1999

Born 4 Sept. 1924; d of Conrad Potter Aiken and Jessie McDonald; m 1st, 1945, Ronald George Brown (d 1955); one ...

Albemarle

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 194 words.

MC

Born 28 Feb. 1882; e s of 8th Earl and Lady Gertrude Lucia Egerton (d 1943), only children of 1st Earl Egerton of Tatton; ...

Alderson, John Cottingham

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Literature; Publishing; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 290 words.

CBE 1981; QPM 1974

Born 28 May 1922; e s of late Ernest Cottingham Alderson and Elsie Lavinia Rose; m 1948, Irené Macmillan Stirling (d 2008); one s...

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Alexander, Prof. (John) David

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Publishing. 305 words.

Hon. CBE 1998; DPhil

Born 18 Oct. 1932; s of John David Alexander, Sr and Mary Agnes McKinnon; m 1956, Catharine Coleman; one s two d; died 25 July 2010...

Algeo, Sir Arthur

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Business Finance. 113 words.

Kt 1966; CBE 1949

Born April 1903; s of Thomas Henry Algeo, Fortlea, Enniskillen, Northern Ireland; m 1947, Rosemary Ivy Shaw, d of Albert Palmer, Edgware, Middlesex;...

Allaun, Frank

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literature; Publishing. 181 words.

Born 27 Feb. 1913; s of Harry and Hannah Allaun; m 1st, 1941, Lilian Ball (d 1986); one s one d; 2nd, 1989, Millie Bobker; died 26 Nov. 2002...

Allde, John (b. in or before 1531, d. 1584), printer and bookseller

H. R. Tedder.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 360 words.

Allde, John (b. in or before 1531, d. 1584), printer and bookseller, took up his freedom of the Stationers' Company in January 1555. He had been apprenticed to the bookseller Richard Kele...

Allen, John (1789–1829), bookseller and antiquary

Paul Latcham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 507 words.

Allen, John (1789–1829), bookseller and antiquary, was born 'about' 27 July 1789, and baptized on 4 August 1789 at Hereford, the eldest son of John Allen (c.1754–1828), a leading bookseller...

Allen [née Howse; other married name Chapman], Hannah (fl. 1632–1664), bookseller

Maureen Bell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 790 words.

Allen [née Howse; other married name Chapman], Hannah (fl. 1632–1664), bookseller, was probably the daughter of Robert Howes, bookseller and bookbinder, and his wife, Anne, who baptized a...

Allen, Sir Frederick Charles

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Business Finance. 248 words.

1st Bt cr 1933

Born 19 June 1864; s of Charles Noke Allen, York, and Hannah Parkinson; m 1902, Mary Harriet Corrie Nash (widow), d of late Rev. William Henry Parker,...

Allhusen, Beatrice May

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 42 words.

Born d of late Col Thomas Bromhead Butt, 79th Highlanders; m 1876, William Hutt Allhusen; died 29 July 1918

Almon, John (1737–1805), bookseller and political journalist

Lynda L. Leitner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Journalism; Publishing. 1578 words.

Almon, John (1737–1805), bookseller and political journalist, was born on 17 December 1737 in Moore Street, Liverpool, to the Irish-born John Almon (b. 1706), seaman, and his wife, Isabella...

Alsop, Benjamin (b. c. 1658, d. in or before 1703), bookseller

W. R. Owens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 590 words.

Alsop, Benjamin (b. c. 1658, d. in or before 1703), bookseller, was the only son of Vincent Alsop (bap. 1630, d. 1703), presbyterian minister, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter...