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Battley, Richard (bap. 1772, d. 1856), apothecary and manufacturing chemist

[Anon.].

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Pharmacology. 406 words.

Battley, Richard (bap. 1772, d. 1856), apothecary and manufacturing chemist, was baptized on 26 September 1772 at Wakefield, Yorkshire, the second son of John Battley, an architect of local...

Bentley, Robert (1821–1893), botanist and pharmacognosist

G. S. Boulger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pharmacology; Botany. 476 words.

Bentley, Robert (1821–1893), botanist and pharmacognosist, was born at Hitchin, Hertfordshire, on 25 March 1821, the son of William Bentley, solicitor, and his wife, Jane. He was...

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...

Blaschko, Hugh [formerly Karl Felix Hermann] (1900–1993), biochemist and pharmacologist

A. David Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry; Pharmacology. 1483 words.

Blaschko, Hugh [formerly Karl Felix Hermann] (1900–1993), biochemist and pharmacologist, was born on 4 January 1900 in Friedrichstrasse, Berlin, the only son and second of the three...

Brady, Henry Bowman (1835–1891), naturalist and pharmacist

Robert Wynn Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pharmacology; Natural History. 838 words.

Brady, Henry Bowman (1835–1891), naturalist and pharmacist, was born on 23 February 1835 at Gateshead, the son of Henry Brady (1805–1883), a medical practitioner and amateur naturalist, and...

Christy, Thomas (1831–1905)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany; Pharmacology. 3 words.

See Doubleday, Henry

Coffin, Albert Isaiah (1790/91–1866), medical botanist

John V. Pickstone.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany; Pharmacology. 865 words.

Coffin, Albert Isaiah (1790/91–1866), medical botanist, claimed to have been born in Ohio, USA, in 1798, but his death certificate suggests 1790 or 1791. Coffin's early life is obscure....

Corbyn, Thomas (1711–1791), pharmaceutical chemist

Juanita Burnby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicinal Chemistry; Pharmacology. 998 words.

Corbyn, Thomas (1711–1791), pharmaceutical chemist, was born on 13 February 1711 in Worcester, the son of John Corbyn and his wife, Candia, daughter of John and Cecilia Handley of...

Dent, Peter (1628/9–1689), apothecary and naturalist

F. Horsman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Pharmacology. 751 words.

Dent, Peter (1628/9–1689), apothecary and naturalist, the son of Peter Dent of Cambridge, was admitted to Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1649/50. He acquired properties in the parish of St...

Durand, Élie Magloire

Joel S. Schwartz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pharmacology; Botany. 1142 words.

Durand, Élie Magloire (25 January 1794–14 August 1873), pharmacist and botanist, was born in Mayenne, France, the son of André Durand, a recorder of deeds; his mother’s name is unknown....

Gilbert, Charles Sandoe (1760–1831), druggist and topographer

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Pharmacology. 390 words.

Gilbert, Charles Sandoe (1760–1831), druggist and topographer, the son of Thomas Gilbert, was born in Kenwyn, near Truro, Cornwall. With a Mr Powell he earned considerable sums travelling...

Gray, Samuel Frederick (1766–1828), naturalist and pharmacologist

Janet Browne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Pharmacology. 854 words.

Gray, Samuel Frederick (1766–1828), naturalist and pharmacologist, was born on 10 December 1766 at Westminster, the only surviving child of Samuel Gray (1739–1771) [see under Gray, Samuel...

Henry, Thomas (1734–1816), apothecary and chemist

Frank Greenaway.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicinal Chemistry; Pharmacology. 1003 words.

Henry, Thomas (1734–1816), apothecary and chemist, was born on 28 September 1734 at Wrexham, Wales, the third of five children and the second of three sons of William Henry. His parents...

Keating, Thomas (c. 1787–1870), chemist and druggist

Adrian Room.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicinal Chemistry; Pharmacology. 799 words.

Keating, Thomas (c. 1787–1870), chemist and druggist, was born in Homerton, Middlesex, the son of William Keating, attorney. Little is known of his early life but the court minute-book of...

Lane, Timothy (1734–1807), apothecary and natural philosopher

Paola Bertucci.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Pharmacology. 606 words.

Lane, Timothy (1734–1807), apothecary and natural philosopher, was born in June 1734 in London, the elder son of the two sons and three daughters of Timothy Lane (1705–1741), apothecary and...

Maddock, James (1718–1786), nurseryman and florist

Paul Foster.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Agriculture and Farming; Pharmacology. 570 words.

Maddock, James (1718–1786), nurseryman and florist, was born on 10 August 1718, at Eaton, Cheshire, the son of Mordecai and Sarah Maddock, active members of the Religious Society of...

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...

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),...

Ritchie, (Joseph) Murdoch (1925–2008), neuroscientist, biophysicist, and pharmacologist

Mark Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological and Medical Physics; Neuroscience; Pharmacology. 1011 words.

Ritchie, (Joseph) Murdoch (1925–2008), neuroscientist, biophysicist, and pharmacologist, was born on 10 June 1925 at 56 Commerce Street, Aberdeen, the elder son and second of three children...

Rusby, Henry Hurd

John Parascandola.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pharmacology; Agriculture and Farming. 945 words.

Rusby, Henry Hurd (26 April 1855–18 November 1940), pharmacognosist and botanical explorer, was born in Franklin, New Jersey, the son of John Rusby, a country storekeeper and a farmer, and...