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James Thomson

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1700–48),

born at Ednam on the Scottish border, came to London in 1725, and wrote ‘Winter’, the first of The Seasons, which appeared successively in 1726–30. He made the...

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Thomson, James

Shaun A. Irlam.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 2753 words.

James Thomson (1700–1748) was an Anglo-Scottish poet, born in the Scottish Lowlands on what was then the northeastern

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Thomson, James

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; 19th-Century Art. 102 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Born 5 May 1789, in Mitford (Northumberland); died 27 September 1850, in London.

Engraver (stippling).

James Thomson was a...

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Thomson, James Phillips Spalding

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 454 words.

Born 2 Oct. 1939; s of late Peggy Marion Thomson (née Phillips) and James Laing Spalding Thomson, MB ChB, MRCGP; m 1968, Dr Anne Katharine...

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James Frederick Thomson

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(1921–84)

James Frederick Thomson was born in London on 22 June 1921 and died on 15 February 1984. He was the first son of Frederick James Saunders Thomson and Netta ...

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Thomson, Prof. James Leonard

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 189 words.

CBE 1955

Born 9 Aug. 1905; s of James Thomson, Liverpool; died 12 Jan. 1997

Professor Emeritus in Civil Engineering, Royal Military College of Science,...

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Shotwell, James Thomson

Harold Josephson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1452 words.

Shotwell, James Thomson (06 August 1874–15 July 1965), historian and internationalist, was born and raised in Strathroy, Ontario, the son of John Blansfield Shotwell, a teacher and farmer,...

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Callender, James Thomson

Michael J. Durey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Journalism. 1140 words.

Callender, James Thomson (1758–17 July 1803), political writer and newspaper editor, was born in Scotland, the son of a tobacconist. Of his childhood and youth little is known, except that...

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Thomson, James Frederick (1921–84)

Robert Brown.

in The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 612 words.

James Frederick Thomson was born in London on 22 June 1921 and died on 15 February 1984. He was

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Thomson, James (1786–1849), mathematician

Crosbie Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics. 1054 words.

Thomson, James (1786–1849), mathematician, was born on 13 November 1786 at Annaghmore, near Ballynahinch, co. Down, the third son of James Thomson, farmer, and his wife, Agnes Nesbitt. The...

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Thomson, James (5 May 1789)

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 106 words.

James Thomson was a distinguished artist among the brilliant phalanx of English engravers working at the beginning of the 19th

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Thomson, Maj.-Gen. James Noel

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 159 words.

CB 1946; DSO 1917; MC

Born 25 Dec. 1888; s of James Thomson and Margaret Stuart; m 1929, Lorna Carmen, d of late Sir Edward Buck, CBE; no ...

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Thomson, James (1822–1892), mechanical engineer

Crosbie Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials. 1519 words.

Thomson, James (1822–1892), mechanical engineer, was born on 16 February 1822 in College Square, Belfast, the third among the seven children of James Thomson (1786–1849), professor of...

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Thomson, James (1779–1850), calico printer

Christopher Aspin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 784 words.

Thomson, James (1779–1850), calico printer, was born on 6 February 1779 at Blackburn, Lancashire, the second of the five children of John Thomson, an iron-liquor merchant (iron-liquor,...

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Thomson, James (1800–1883), architect

Campbell Dodgson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 537 words.

Thomson, James (1800–1883), architect, son of David Thomson of Melrose, was born on 22 April 1800. His boyhood was spent in Lambeth, London. From 1814 to 1821 he was a pupil and later...

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Thomson, James (1700–1748), poet

James Sambrook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 6713 words.

Thomson, James (1700–1748), poet, was born on 11 September 1700 (and baptized on 15 September) in the village of Ednam, 2 miles north of Kelso, Roxburghshire, the son of Thomas Thomson (c.1...

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Thomson, Lt-Col Sir James Wishart

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 70 words.

KBE 1919

Born 30 July 1871; s of James Wishart Thomson of Glenpark, Balerno; m 1906, Winifred (d 1926), d of M. Montgomery Bell, WS, shipowner, Ben Line of Steamers,...

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Ritchie, Sir James Edward Thomson

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 234 words.

2nd Bt cr 1918 (2nd creation); TD 1943 (2 clasps); FRSA

Born 16 June 1902; s of Sir James William Ritchie, 1st Bt (er s of Sir James Thomson Ritchie, 1st Bt of...

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James Thomson 1700–1748

James Sambrook.

October 1991; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 352 pages.

This is a full-scale biography of the poet and playwright James Thomson for forty years. On the personal side, it places him in his social and cultural setting: as a welcome member of the...

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Thomson, James Bruce (1810–1873), medical criminologist

Roger Cooter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 792 words.

Thomson, James Bruce (1810–1873), medical criminologist, was born in January 1810 at Fenwick in Ayrshire, the son of James Thomson and Helen Bruce. The parents appear to have died while...

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Thomson, James (bap. 1788, d. 1850), engraver

F. M. O'Donoghue.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking. 449 words.

Thomson, James (bap. 1788, d. 1850), engraver, was baptized on 5 May 1788 at Mitford, Northumberland, the fourth son of James Thomson, curate then rector of Ormesby, Yorkshire, and his...

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