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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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McNab, William (1780–1848), horticulturist

Peter D. A. Boyd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming. 1246 words.

McNab, William (1780–1848), horticulturist, was born at Knockcavish in the parish of Dailly, Ayrshire, on 12 August 1780, one of twelve children of James McNab, a farmer. He assisted his...

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Marshall family (per. 1848–1922), agricultural engineers

Jonathan Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Agriculture and Farming. 1299 words.

Marshall family (per. 1848–1922), agricultural engineers, came to prominence with William Marshall (1812–1861), born at Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, the son of John Marshall, who was in...

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Grigor, James (c. 1811–1848), nurseryman and botanist

B. D. Jackson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Botany. 142 words.

Grigor, James (c. 1811–1848), nurseryman and botanist, lived and worked in Old Lakenham, Norwich, Norfolk. He was the author of the Eastern Arboretum, or, Register of Remarkable Trees,...

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Smith, George William Duff Assheton (1848–1904), quarry owner and landowner

Jean Lindsay.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1289 words.

Smith, George William Duff Assheton (1848–1904), quarry owner and landowner, was born on 17 May 1848 in London, the eldest son of Robert George Duff (b. 1819), of Wellington Lodge, Isle of...

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Astor, William Waldorf, first Viscount Astor (1848–1919), property owner and newspaper proprietor

John Turner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Journalism. 681 words.

Astor, William Waldorf, first Viscount Astor (1848–1919), property owner and newspaper proprietor, was born on 31 March 1848 in New York, the only child of John Jacob Astor (1822–1890),...

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Stuart, John Crichton-, second marquess of Bute (1793–1848), landowner and industrialist

John Davies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1002 words.

Stuart, John Crichton-, second marquess of Bute (1793–1848), landowner and industrialist, was born on 10 August 1793 at Dumfries House, Ayrshire, the eldest son (there were no daughters) of...

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Renick, Felix

Andrew Cayton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming. 1024 words.

Renick, Felix (05 November 1770–27 January 1848), cattleman, was born in Hardy County, Virginia, the son of William Renick (his mother’s name is unknown). Renick’s father worked for a time...

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Macdonald, Duncan George Forbes (1827/8–1884), agricultural engineer and writer

[Anon.].

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Agriculture and Farming. 394 words.

Macdonald, Duncan George Forbes (1827/8–1884), agricultural engineer and writer, was the youngest son of John Macdonald (1779–1849) and his second wife, Janet, eldest daughter of Kenneth...

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McNab, James (1810–1878), horticulturist and botanist

Peter D. A. Boyd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany; Agriculture and Farming. 1088 words.

McNab, James (1810–1878), horticulturist and botanist, was born at Richmond, Surrey, on 25 April 1810, the eldest son and second of nine children of William McNab (1780–1848), foreman at...

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Maund, Benjamin (bap. 1790, d. 1864), botanist and horticulturist

Margaret Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany; Agriculture and Farming. 851 words.

Maund, Benjamin (bap. 1790, d. 1864), botanist and horticulturist, was born at Terrills in Tenbury, Worcestershire, and baptized on 7 November 1790, the middle son of Owen Maund (c.1753–181...

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Brewer, William Henry

Nancy G. Slack.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; World History; Maps and Map-making. 1312 words.

Brewer, William Henry (14 September 1828–02 November 1910), explorer-scientist and agriculturist, was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, the son of Henry Brewer and Rebecca DuBois, farmers....

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Morphett, Sir John (1809–1892), landowner and politician in Australia

Eric Richards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Politics. 1038 words.

Morphett, Sir John (1809–1892), landowner and politician in Australia, was born in Holborn, London, on 4 May 1809, the son of Nathaniel Morphett (1778–1848) and his wife, Mary Gliddon (d....

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Carpenter, Cyrus Clay

Morton M. Rosenberg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Agriculture and Farming; State and Local Government. 1403 words.

Carpenter, Cyrus Clay (24 November 1829–29 May 1898), politician and farmer, was born in Harford, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, the son of Asahel Carpenter, a farmer, and Amanda Thayer....

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Shelby, Joseph Orville

Broeck N. Oder.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Agriculture and Farming. 1344 words.

Shelby, Joseph Orville (12 December 1830–13 February 1897), planter and soldier, was born at Lexington, Kentucky, the son of Orville Shelby and his second wife, Anna Boswell. “Jo” Shelby...

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Dart, Isom

Carl V. Hallberg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Property Law; Property Crime. 925 words.

Dart, Isom (1848–03 October 1900), black cowboy and rustler, also known as Ned Huddleston, was born in Arkansas. Dart’s early life is an enigma. Biographical accounts give a lively “Wild...

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Percy, Algernon George, sixth duke of Northumberland (1810–1899), landowner and politician

F. M. L. Thompson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 1966 words.

Percy, Algernon George, sixth duke of Northumberland (1810–1899), landowner and politician, was born on 29 May 1810 at 37 Grosvenor Place, London, the eldest son of George Percy...

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