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1848

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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Scott, William (1797–1848), jockey

Wray Vamplew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 363 words.

Scott, William (1797–1848), jockey, brother of the trainer John Scott (1794–1871), was born at Chippenham, near Newmarket, and was first employed in the stables of his father (d. 1848), a...

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Cribb, Tom (1781–1848), pugilist

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1315 words.

Cribb, Tom (1781–1848), pugilist, was born at Hanham in the parish of Bitton, Gloucestershire, on 8 July 1781, the son of Thomas and Hannah Cribb (he had three brothers and three sisters)....

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Everard, Harry Stirling Crawfurd (1848–1909), writer on golf

J. R. Lowerson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 381 words.

Everard, Harry Stirling Crawfurd (1848–1909), writer on golf, was born at Claybrook House, Leicestershire, on 30 January 1848, the only son of Henry Everard of Gosberton, Lincolnshire, and...

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Webb, Matthew [known as Captain Webb] (1848–1883), swimmer

Charles Sprawson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1254 words.

Webb, Matthew [known as Captain Webb] (1848–1883), swimmer, was born on 18 January 1848 at Dawley, Shropshire, one of a family of twelve children of Matthew Webb (1813–1876), a country...

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Grace, William Gilbert [W. G.] (1848–1915), cricketer and medical practitioner

Gerald M. D. Howat.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Medicine and Health. 3253 words.

Grace, William Gilbert [W. G.] (1848–1915), cricketer and medical practitioner, was born on 18 July 1848 at Clematis House, close to the family home of Downend House, Downend, Mangotsfield,...

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Deane, Charles Anthony (1796–1848), diver and inventor of diving equipment

William Ronald Braithwaite and John Bevan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1510 words.

Deane, Charles Anthony (1796–1848), diver and inventor of diving equipment, was born in September 1796 at 53 Hughes Fields, Deptford, Kent, and was baptized at St Nicholas's Church,...

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King, Hugh Fortescue Locke (1848–1926), landowner and promoter of motor-racing

J. S. L. Pulford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1609 words.

King, Hugh Fortescue Locke (1848–1926), landowner and promoter of motor-racing, was born at Chertsey, Surrey, on 7 October 1848, the third of four sons and sixth of nine children of Peter...

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Bentinck, Lord (William) George Frederic Cavendish-Scott- [known as Lord George Bentinck] (1802–1848), politician and sportsman

Angus Macintyre.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; UK Politics. 5195 words.

Bentinck, Lord (William) George Frederic Cavendish-Scott- [known as Lord George Bentinck] (1802–1848), politician and sportsman, was born on 27 February 1802 at Welbeck Abbey,...

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Webb, Matthew

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 12 words.

(1848–83) See Channel swimming.

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Grace, W. G.

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 225 words.

(1848–1915)

An English amateur cricketer who played for the county side of Gloucestershire each summer season from 1865 to 1899...

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Cribb, Tom

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 422 words.

(1781–1848)

A British boxer who became prize champion of England in 1809, and retired in 1822. His fights with Tom Molineux, a black American freed from slavery in Virginia who had...

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Cambridge Rules

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 281 words.

The codification of the laws of the game of football (soccer), initially in 1848 and revised in the mid 1850s, and then articulated in the Cambridge University rules, drawn up by a...

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Balfour, Arthur James

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 305 words.

(1848–1930)

A prime minister of Great Britain, philosopher, and sports enthusiast, born into an aristocratic and high-achieving family including a brother who, professor of animal...

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Eckenstein, Oscar Johannes Ludwig (1859–1921), mountaineer

Chris Williams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1389 words.

Eckenstein, Oscar Johannes Ludwig (1859–1921), mountaineer, was born at 29 Douglas Road, Islington, London, on 9 September 1859, the youngest of six children of Frederick Gottlieb...

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Anderson, George (1826–1902), cricketer

W. B. Owen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 479 words.

Anderson, George (1826–1902), cricketer, was born at Aiskew, near Bedale, Yorkshire, on 20 January 1826. He early showed aptitude as a high and long jumper and as a cricketer. His...

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Darwin, Bernard Richard Meirion (1876–1961), writer on golf

Peter Ryde.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1331 words.

Darwin, Bernard Richard Meirion (1876–1961), writer on golf, was born at Downe in Kent on 7 September 1876, the only son of Sir Francis Darwin (1848–1925), botanist, and his first wife,...

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Stoddart, Thomas Tod (1810–1880), angler

W. W. Tulloch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 472 words.

Stoddart, Thomas Tod (1810–1880), angler, was born on 14 February 1810 in Argyle Square, Edinburgh. He was the eldest son of the seven children of Captain Pringle Stoddart RN (1768–1848), a...

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Scott, John (1794–1871), racehorse trainer

Wray Vamplew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 575 words.

Scott, John (1794–1871), racehorse trainer, was born at Chippenham, Cambridgeshire, near Newmarket, on 8 November 1794. His father was a jockey and a trainer, who became landlord of The...

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Batten, William (1889–1959), rugby player

Robert Gate.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 857 words.

Batten, William (1889–1959), rugby player, was born on 26 May 1889 at 9 Gorton Terrace, Kinsley, Hemsworth, Yorkshire, the son of James Batten (1848–1910), a coalminer, and his wife, Ann, n...

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Hutton, Alfred (1839–1910), swordsman

A. F. Sieveking.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 900 words.

Hutton, Alfred (1839–1910), swordsman, born at Beverley, Yorkshire, on 10 March 1839, was eleventh and youngest child and seventh son of Henry William Hutton (1787–1848) of Walker Gate,...

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