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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Burke, John (1787–1848)

David Hey.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 92 words.

(1787–1848).

Burke's Peerage was first published in 1826. It was an annual publication from 1847 to 1940

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Burke, John (1786–1848), author and genealogist

Thomas Woodcock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Education; History; Literature. 1248 words.

Burke, John (1786–1848), author and genealogist, was born on 12 November 1786 at Parsonstown, King's county, Ireland, the eldest of three children of Peter Burke (1756–1836) of Elm Hall,...

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D'Este, Sir Augustus Frederick (1794–1848), peerage claimant

K. D. Reynolds.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 1039 words.

D'Este, Sir Augustus Frederick (1794–1848), peerage claimant, was born on 13 January 1794, the son of Augustus Frederick, duke of Sussex (1773–1843), and Lady Augusta Murray (bap. 1761, d....

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public health

David Hey.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 85 words.

The Public Health Act (1848) established local boards which were responsible to the General Board of Health. The

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cholera

David Hey.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 17 words.

A water-borne disease endemic in India, which struck Britain in 1831–2 and again in 1848.

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Romanticism

David Hey.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 28 words.

A movement in European literature and art, from about 1770 to 1848, which asserted the importance of intense individual

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Jefferies, Richard

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 30 words.

(1848–87)

Naturalist and novelist, whose book Hodge and His Masters (1880) was based on detailed observation of the plight of the Wiltshire ...

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Burke, John

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 221 words.

(1787–1848)

Burke's Peerage was first published in 1826. It was an annual publication from 1847 to 1940, except for the years ...

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Addy, S. O.

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 105 words.

(1848–1933)

Antiquarian and folklorist. A Sheffield solicitor who contributed numerous articles on medieval charters, †place‐names, dialect, †folklore, material culture, etc. to...

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Lewis's Topographical Dictionary.

David Hey.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 90 words.

Samuel Lewis published A Topographical Dictionary of England in seven editions between 1831 and 1848–9, the last edition being

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Lewis's Topographical Dictionary

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 123 words.

Samuel Lewis (1782/3–1865) published A Topographical Dictionary of England in seven editions between 1831 and 1848–9, the last edition being in four volumes and an atlas. The text can be...

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cholera

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 141 words.

A water‐borne disease endemic in India, which struck Britain in 1831–2 and again in 1848. It caused violent vomiting and was very often fatal. About 53 000 people in England and Wales died...

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Romanticism

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 47 words.

A movement in European literature and art, from about 1770 to 1848, which asserted the importance of intense individual experience and valued a sense of the infinite. One of the lasting...

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Hard Choices

Anne F. Hyde.

in On the Borders of Love and Power

July 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Local and Family History. 10495 words.

This chapter suggests something of the scope of mixed-race families in the post-1848 West and investigates the strategies that parents used to acculturate and protect their mixed-race...

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Burke, Sir (John) Bernard (1814–1892), genealogist and herald

Thomas Woodcock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Education; History. 1153 words.

Burke, Sir (John) Bernard (1814–1892), genealogist and herald, was born on 5 January 1814 in London, the second of six children to survive infancy of John Burke (1786–1848) of London,...

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