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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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Briscoe, John Potter (1848–1926), librarian

Alistair Black.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1360 words.

Briscoe, John Potter (1848–1926), librarian, was born at Lever Bridge, Tonge with Haulgh, near Bolton, Lancashire, on 20 July 1848, the eldest son of John Daly Briscoe, a schoolmaster, and...

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Aiton, William (1760–1848), genealogist

Janet Browne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History. 319 words.

Aiton, William (1760–1848), genealogist, was born in Silverwood, Kilmarnock, in January 1760, the eldest son of Andrew Aiton (1722–1809) of Woodhead, farmer, and his wife, Jean Brown (d....

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Lindo, Abigail (1803–1848), lexicographer

Miriam Rodrigues-Pereira.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics. 782 words.

Lindo, Abigail (1803–1848), lexicographer, was born in London on 3 August 1803, the third daughter and fifth child of the eighteen children of David Abarbanel Lindo (1772–1852), a prominent...

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Butler, William Archer (1814?–1848), philosopher

Edward Dowden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy. 1013 words.

Butler, William Archer (1814?–1848), philosopher, was born of an old and respectable family at Annerville, near Clonmel, co. Tipperary. His father was a member of the established church of...

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Gerard, Patrick (1794–1848), geographer

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography. 361 words.

Gerard, Patrick (1794–1848), geographer, was the son of Gilbert Gerard (1760–1815), theologian, and Helen Duncan; the grandson of Alexander Gerard (1728–1795); and the brother of Alexander...

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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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Cairns, William (d. 1848), philosopher

Gavin Budge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy. 300 words.

Cairns, William (d. 1848), philosopher, studied at the University of Glasgow. He graduated MA in 1802 and received an LLD in 1838. After entering the Antiburgher Secession Hall in 1800, he...

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Keary, Charles Francis (1848–1917), numismatist and writer

Damian Atkinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 586 words.

Keary, Charles Francis (1848–1917), numismatist and writer, was born on 29 March 1848 at The Hollies, Trent Vale, Stoke upon Trent, Staffordshire, the second in the family of two sons and...

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Prothero, Sir George Walter (1848–1922), historian

Algernon Cecil.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History. 1160 words.

Prothero, Sir George Walter (1848–1922), historian, was born on 14 October 1848 at Charlton, Wiltshire, the eldest of the four sons of the Revd George Prothero, vicar of Clifton upon Teme,...

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Prichard, James Cowles (1786–1848), physician and ethnologist

H. F. Augstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education. 3173 words.

Prichard, James Cowles (1786–1848), physician and ethnologist, was born on 11 February 1786 in Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, the eldest child of Thomas Prichard (1765–1843), a businessman in...

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Boyd, Hugh Stuart (1781–1848), Greek scholar

William Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Classical Studies. 536 words.

Boyd, Hugh Stuart (1781–1848), Greek scholar, was born at Edgware, Middlesex, on 23 March 1781, the son of Hugh Macaulay Boyd (1746–1794) and his wife, Frances, née Morphy. His father had...

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Price, Thomas [pseud. Carnhuanawc] (1787–1848), historian

J. E. Lloyd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History. 1023 words.

Price, Thomas [pseud. Carnhuanawc] (1787–1848), historian, was born on 2 October 1787 at Pencaerelen in the parish of Llanfihangel Brynpabuan, Brecknockshire, second son of Rice Price,...

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Miller, William Henry (1789–1848), book collector

Janet Ing Freeman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1018 words.

Miller, William Henry (1789–1848), book collector, was born on 13 February 1789 in Upper Marylebone Street, Marylebone, Middlesex, the only child of William Miller, an affluent Edinburgh...

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Streatfeild, Thomas (1777–1848), topographer and antiquary

Shirley Burgoyne Black.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography. 726 words.

Streatfeild, Thomas (1777–1848), topographer and antiquary, was born on 5 January 1777. He was the eldest son of Sandeforth Streatfeild (bap. 1750, d. 1809) of Long Ditton, Surrey...

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Dyer, Henry (1848–1918), engineer and educationist

Olive Checkland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Engineering (General). 986 words.

Dyer, Henry (1848–1918), engineer and educationist, was born on 16 August 1848 at Muirmaden in the parish of Bothwell, Lanarkshire, the son of John Dyer, a foundry labourer born in co....

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Wheeler [née Doyle], Anna (1785?–1848), philosopher

Dolores Dooley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy. 1257 words.

Wheeler [née Doyle], Anna (1785?–1848), philosopher, born in co. Tipperary, Ireland, was the daughter of Anna Dunbar and her husband, Nicholas Milley Doyle, a graduate of Trinity College,...

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Ware, Samuel Hibbert- (1782–1848), antiquary and geologist

C. W. Sutton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Geology and the Lithosphere. 896 words.

Ware, Samuel Hibbert- (1782–1848), antiquary and geologist, eldest son of Samuel Hibbert, linen yarn merchant, of Manchester, and Sarah, daughter of Robert Ware of Dublin, was born in St...

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Moore, Aubrey Lackington (1848–1890), theologian and philosopher

Richard England.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Theology. 623 words.

Moore, Aubrey Lackington (1848–1890), theologian and philosopher, was born at 13 North Terrace, Camberwell, Surrey, on 30 March 1848, the second son of Daniel Moore (1809–1899), vicar of...

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Mackenzie, John (1806–1848), collector of Gaelic verse

Derick S. Thomson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Education. 474 words.

Mackenzie, John (1806–1848), collector of Gaelic verse, was born on 17 July 1806 at Meallan Theàrlaich in the parish of Gairloch, Ross-shire. His father, Alasdair, was closely related to...

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Robinson, William (1777–1848), topographer and legal writer

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography. 367 words.

Robinson, William (1777–1848), topographer and legal writer, the only son of William Robinson of Tottenham, practised for many years as a solicitor in Bartlett's Buildings, Holborn, London....

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