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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Cornwell, James (1812–1902), educational writer

Elizabeth Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 568 words.

Cornwell, James (1812–1902), educational writer, born in east London on 4 August 1812, was one of nine children of James Cornwell, silk manufacturer, and his wife, Mary Blake. Up to the age...

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Elder, Edward (1812–1858), headmaster

Alsager Vian.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 288 words.

Elder, Edward (1812–1858), headmaster, the son of John William Edmund Elder, was born in Barbados on 1 October 1812. At the age of twelve he was sent to Charterhouse, where he remained...

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Goodford, Charles Old (1812–1884), headmaster

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 578 words.

Goodford, Charles Old (1812–1884), headmaster, second son of John Goodford JP (d. 1835), deputy lieutenant of Chilton Cantelo, Somerset, and Charlotte, fourth daughter of Montague Cholmeley...

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Cooper, William Durrant (1812–1875), antiquary

John H. Farrant.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 637 words.

Cooper, William Durrant (1812–1875), antiquary, was born on 10 January 1812 in High Street, Lewes, Sussex, the son of Thomas Cooper (1789–1841), solicitor, and his wife, Lucy Elizabeth, néenull...

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Hunter, William (1755–1812), orientalist

E. J. Rapson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 811 words.

Hunter, William (1755–1812), orientalist, was born at Montrose, Forfarshire. Nothing is known of his parents. He was educated at Marischal College, Aberdeen, where he took the degree of MA...

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Chamberlaine, John (c. 1745–1812), antiquary

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 592 words.

Chamberlaine, John (c. 1745–1812), antiquary, of whose parentage and place of birth nothing is known, had family connections in Wiltshire and his first home may have been there. He held an...

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White, Henry (1812–1880), historian

E. I. Carlyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History. 343 words.

White, Henry (1812–1880), historian, born at Reading on 23 November 1812, was the son of Charles White. He was educated at Reading grammar school under Richard Valpy and went up to Trinity...

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Stuart, Robert (1812–1848), historian

T. W. Bayne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History. 279 words.

Stuart, Robert (1812–1848), historian, eldest son of William Stuart, was born on 21 January 1812 in Glasgow, where his father was a merchant. When he was about a year old, because of his...

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Martineau, Jane (1812–1882), college administrator

Sophie Badham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education. 771 words.

Martineau, Jane (1812–1882), college administrator, was born in London, the first child of the seven children of John Martineau (1789–1831), sugar refiner and mechanical engineer, and his...

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Hasted, Edward (1732–1812), county historian

Joan Thirsk.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History. 1504 words.

Hasted, Edward (1732–1812), county historian, was born on 20 December 1732 at Dove Court, Lombard Street, London, the only son of Edward Hasted (1702–1740), landowner, of Hawley, in...

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Jones, Theophilus (1759–1812), county historian

Brynley F. Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History. 780 words.

Jones, Theophilus (1759–1812), county historian, the son of Hugh Jones (d. 1799), Church of England clergyman, and his wife, Elinor (d. 1786), elder daughter of the historian Theophilus...

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Gosset, Isaac (1745–1812), book collector

Marc Vaulbert de Chantilly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1330 words.

Gosset, Isaac (1745–1812), book collector, was one of only two of the five children of Isaac Gosset (1713–1799), a modeller of portraits in wax, and his wife, Françoise, to survive infancy....

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Grub, George (1812–1892), ecclesiastical historian

James Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; History of Religion. 632 words.

Grub, George (1812–1892), ecclesiastical historian, born at Old Aberdeen on 4 April 1812, was the only child of George Grub, convenor of the trades at Old Aberdeen, and his wife, Christian...

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Bateson, William Henry (1812–1881), college head

Janet Shepherd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 872 words.

Bateson, William Henry (1812–1881), college head, was born in Everton, Liverpool, on 3 June 1812, the fifth son of Richard Bateson, Liverpool merchant, and his wife, Lucy Wheeler Gordon....

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Russell, Charles William (1812–1880), college head

Ambrose Macaulay.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 868 words.

Russell, Charles William (1812–1880), college head, was born on 14 May 1812 at Killough, co. Down, the seventh of nine children of Charles Russell (1760–1828), merchant and farmer, and his...

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Gladwin, Francis (1744/5–1812), Persian scholar

P. J. Marshall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 968 words.

Gladwin, Francis (1744/5–1812), Persian scholar, was born the elder of two known sons of an otherwise unidentified F. Gladwin. He went to a school in Islington kept by John Shield. The...

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Latham, Robert Gordon (1812–1888), ethnologist and philologist

Ann Margaret Ridler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics. 976 words.

Latham, Robert Gordon (1812–1888), ethnologist and philologist, was born on 24 March 1812 at Billingborough, Lincolnshire, the eldest son of the Revd Thomas Latham (1770/71–1846). Educated...

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Maccall, William (1812–1888), writer and public lecturer

R. K. Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature. 1263 words.

Maccall, William (1812–1888), writer and public lecturer, was born in Largs, Ayrshire, on 25 February 1812, the eldest child of six sons and six daughters of John Maccall (b. 1793), a...

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Shirley, Evelyn Philip (1812–1882), antiquary and genealogist

W. P. Courtney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History. 559 words.

Shirley, Evelyn Philip (1812–1882), antiquary and genealogist, was born in South Audley Street, London, on 22 January 1812, the eldest son of Evelyn John Shirley (1788–1856) of Ettington...

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Dunkin, Alfred John (1812–1879), printer and antiquary

Shirley Burgoyne Black.

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September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Publishing. 607 words.

Dunkin, Alfred John (1812–1879), printer and antiquary, the only son of John Dunkin (1782–1846) and his wife, Ann (d. 1865), daughter of William Chapman, a civil engineer, was born at...

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