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Heap, John Arnfield (1932–2006), polar researcher and civil servant

G. Hattersley-Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; World History; Maps and Map-making; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 824 words.

Heap, John Arnfield (1932–2006), polar researcher and civil servant, was born at St Mary's Hospital, Manchester, on 5 February 1932, the only child of David Heap, electrical engineer, and...

Lindsay, Sir Martin Alexander, of Dowhill, first baronet (1905–1981), explorer and politician

W. P. Grieve.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; European History; UK Politics; African History. 932 words.

Lindsay, Sir Martin Alexander, of Dowhill, first baronet (1905–1981), explorer and politician, was born in London on 22 August 1905, the only son and elder child of Lieutenant-Colonel...

Shackleton, Edward Arthur Alexander, Baron Shackleton (1911–1994), explorer and politician

Andrew Roth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; Asian History; UK Politics. 1402 words.

Shackleton, Edward Arthur Alexander, Baron Shackleton (1911–1994), explorer and politician, was born on 15 July 1911, the younger son and youngest of three children of Sir Ernest Henry...