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Bailey, Frederick Marshman (1882–1967), explorer and naturalist

George Taylor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; World History; Maps and Map-making; Asian History. 1454 words.

Bailey, Frederick Marshman (1882–1967), explorer and naturalist, elder son of Major (later Lieutenant-Colonel) Frederick Bailey of the Royal Engineers, was born on 3 February 1882 at...

Burchell, William John (1781–1863), explorer and naturalist

John Dickenson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; World History; Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; African History. 1283 words.

Burchell, William John (1781–1863), explorer and naturalist, was born in Fulham on 23 July 1781, one of three children and the only son of Matthew Burchell (d. 1828), botanist and the owner...

Burden, William Douglas

Walter Kanzler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; World History; Maps and Map-making. 740 words.

Burden, William Douglas (24 September 1898–14 November 1978), naturalist and explorer, was born in Troy, New York, the son of James Abercrombie Burden, an iron manufacturer, and Florence...

Carruthers, (Alexander) Douglas Mitchell (1882–1962), explorer and naturalist

M. Philips Price.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; World History; Maps and Map-making; Asian History; European History. 824 words.

Carruthers, (Alexander) Douglas Mitchell (1882–1962), explorer and naturalist, was born in London on 4 October 1882, the eldest son of William Mitchell-Carruthers (1853–1931), who took...

Cheesman, Robert Ernest (1878–1962), explorer and naturalist

C. F. Beckingham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; World History; Maps and Map-making; Middle Eastern History. 863 words.

Cheesman, Robert Ernest (1878–1962), explorer and naturalist, was born at Westwell, Kent, on 18 October 1878, the eldest son and second of five children of Robert Cheesman, farmer, and his...

Drake, Charles Frederick Tyrwhitt (1846–1874), naturalist and explorer in the Middle East

Graham Wallas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Middle Eastern History; Maps and Map-making. 562 words.

Drake, Charles Frederick Tyrwhitt (1846–1874), naturalist and explorer in the Middle East, the youngest child of Colonel William Montague Tyrwhitt Drake (1785–1848) and Emma Halsey...

Ferguson, William (1820–1887), surveyor and naturalist

Joel S. Schwartz.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Natural History. 525 words.

Ferguson, William (1820–1887), surveyor and naturalist, was born in late July 1820. Nothing is known of his early life or education. He arrived in Ceylon in December 1839 and entered the...

Kennicott, Robert

Ronald S. Vasile.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; World History; Maps and Map-making. 1502 words.

Kennicott, Robert (13 November 1835–13 May 1866), naturalist and explorer, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of John Albert Kennicott and Mary Shutts Ransom. The second of seven...

McCormick, Robert (1800–1890), naval surgeon, explorer, and naturalist

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; World History; Maps and Map-making; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Surgery. 1045 words.

McCormick, Robert (1800–1890), naval surgeon, explorer, and naturalist, born at Runham, near Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, on 22 July 1800, was the only son of Robert McCormick (d. 1817),...

Orton, James

Joel S. Schwartz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Natural History; World History; Maps and Map-making. 1207 words.

Orton, James (21 April 1830–25 September 1877), naturalist, explorer, and educator, was born in Seneca Falls, New York, the son of Azariah Giles Orton, a theologian and scholar, and Minerva...

Richardson, Sir John (1787–1865), physician, naturalist, and Arctic explorer

Robert E. Johnson and Margaret H. Johnson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Medicine and Health; World History; Maps and Map-making. 2358 words.

Richardson, Sir John (1787–1865), physician, naturalist, and Arctic explorer, was born on 5 November 1787 at 11 Nith Place, Dumfries, Scotland, eldest of the twelve children of Gabriel...

Romans, Bernard

Steve Fisher.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Cartography; World History. 809 words.

Romans, Bernard (fl. 1720–1780), cartographer and naturalist, was born in Holland. Nothing is known about his parents or early childhood. He traveled to England in his youth and studied...

Say, Thomas

Patricia Tyson Stroud.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; World History; Maps and Map-making. 1822 words.

Say, Thomas (27 June 1787–10 October 1834), naturalist and explorer, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Benjamin Say, a physician, and Ann Bonsall, granddaughter of the...

Wilson, Edward Adrian (1872–1912), Antarctic explorer and naturalist

Ann Savours.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; World History; Maps and Map-making. 1805 words.

Wilson, Edward Adrian (1872–1912), Antarctic explorer and naturalist, was born on 23 July 1872 at 6 Montpellier Terrace, Cheltenham, the second son and fifth child of the nine surviving...

Wollaston, Alexander Frederick Richmond [Sandy] (1875–1930), naturalist and explorer

T. G. Longstaff.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; World History; Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; Asian History; African History. 1689 words.

Wollaston, Alexander Frederick Richmond [Sandy] (1875–1930), naturalist and explorer, born on 22 May 1875 at Clifton, Bristol, was the second son of George Hyde Wollaston (1844–1926), a...