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Jones, William (d. 1757)

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 84 words.

(d. 1757).

Minor British Georgian architect remembered for one outstanding building, the Rotunda in Ranelagh Gardens, Chelsea, London

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Warton, Joseph (1722–1800)

Christopher Riches and Michael Cox.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 72 words.

The Enthusiast; or, The Lover of Nature (1744) Poetry

Odes on Various Subjects (1746) Poetry

Ranelagh House...

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Doherty, Ken (b.1969)

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 43 words.

He was born in Ranelagh, Dublin, and educated at Westland Row Christian Brothers school. He became a professional snooker player

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Jones, Richard (1638–1712)

Edited by S. J. Connolly.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 120 words.

(c.1638–1712),

earl of Ranelagh. A nephew of Orrery, he headed the opposition in the Irish

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Esher

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 126 words.

PC; Kt 1868

Born 13 Aug. 1815; s of Rev. Joseph George Brett, Ranelagh, Chelsea, and Dora, d of George Best, Chelston Park, Kent; m...

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Brett, Sir Cecil Michael Wilford

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 83 words.

Kt 1911; CSI 1906

Born Ranelagh, Chelsea, 3 Aug. 1852; m Margaret Ellen, (d 1938), 3rd d of late Henry Davies; one d...

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Karl Philipp Moritz

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1756–93),

German travel writer and novelist: visits London (Chelsea: Ranelagh Gdns, Vauxhall Gdns), Nettlebed, Oxford. Travels Chiefly on Foot Through Several Parts of England in...

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Napier, Hon. Mark Francis

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 65 words.

BA

Born 21 Jan. 1852; s of 10th Baron Napier and Ettrick and Anne Jane Charlotte, o d of Robert Manners Lockwood; m 1878, Emily, y d of 7th and last...

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Alexander, Alexander

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 295 words.

FRGS

Born Liverpool, 14 May 1849; 2nd s of W. C. Alexander of Glanmire and Liverpool; m Emily Adelaide, d of late John and Mary Smith of Ranelagh, Dublin; one ...

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Richard Jones

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

(c.1638–1712), earl of Ranelagh. A nephew of Orrery, he headed the opposition in the Irish parliament of 1661–6, but later joined the administration as chancellor of the exchequer (1668)....

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Cocke, Henry

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Professional Interior Design; Renaissance Art. 54 words.

British, 17th century, male.

Painter, decorative designer.

Henry Cocke spent some time in Italy where he studied with Salvator Rosa. He was employed by William III to...

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Sadler, William II

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art; 18th-Century Art. 620 words.

Irish, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born c. 1782; died 19 December 1839, in Ranelagh.

Painter. History painting, genre scenes, landscapes.

William Sadler worked in...

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Hudson, Robert (1732–1815), composer and singer

R. F. Sharp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice; Composition. 182 words.

Hudson, Robert (1732–1815), composer and singer, was born in London on 25 February 1732. Possessed of a good tenor voice, he sang at concerts in the Ranelagh and Marylebone Gardens. In 1755...

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Brown, Charles (1678/9–1753), naval officer

Richard Harding.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 896 words.

Brown, Charles (1678/9–1753), naval officer, whose place of birth and parentage are unknown, entered the navy about 1693 and, aged twenty-one, passed his lieutenant's examination on 3...

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Mitchell, Cornelius (fl. 1709–1748), naval officer

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 718 words.

Mitchell, Cornelius (fl. 1709–1748), naval officer, entered the navy in 1709 on the Ranelagh, then carrying the flag of Sir John Norris in the channel. On 22 December 1720 Commodore Charles...

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Hyde, Harford Montgomery [H. Montgomery Hyde] (1907–1989), politician and historian

R. B. McDowell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; UK Politics. 1096 words.

Hyde, Harford Montgomery [H. Montgomery Hyde] (1907–1989), politician and historian, was born on 14 August 1907 at Ranelagh, Malone Road, Belfast, the son of James Johnstone Hyde JP, linen...

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Ashley, Charles Jane (1772–1843), cellist

W. B. Squire.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Strings. 241 words.

Ashley, Charles Jane (1772–1843), cellist, was born on 30 December 1772 in London, probably at 4 Pimlico Terrace, Chelsea, the third son of John Ashley (c. 1734–1805) and his wife Mary, néenull...

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Webster, Thomas (1800–1886), genre painter

Kathryn Moore Heleniak.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1327 words.

Webster, Thomas (1800–1886), genre painter, was born on 20 March 1800 in Ranelagh Street, Pimlico, London, the son of a member of George III's household. In his youth he was trained as a...

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Brett, William Baliol, first Viscount Esher (1815–1899), judge

Steve Hedley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 977 words.

Brett, William Baliol, first Viscount Esher (1815–1899), judge, was born on 13 August 1815 at the rectory, Lenham, Kent, the second son of the Revd Joseph George Brett (d. 20 May 1852), of...

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Jones, William (1730–57)

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 89 words.

for one outstanding building, the Rotunda in Ranelagh Gardens, Chelsea, London (1740–2—demolished 1805), a large circular structure with a very pretty, light, galleried interior, really a...

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