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...Maccall, William William Maccall was born in Largs, Ayrshire on 25 February 1812 and died in Bexley Heath on 19 March 1888. From an established and intellectual family, and destined at first for the Scottish church, he was educated...
...Primatt, Humphrey Humphrey Primatt was a clergyman who wrote on moral issues in natural philosophy. His most notable work, A Dissertation on the Duty of Mercy and Sin of Cruelty to Brute Animals (1766), attacks what the author sees...
...Wake, Charles Staniland Charles Staniland Wake was born in Hull on 22 March 1835 and died in Chicago on 21 June 1910. Little seems to be known about his life. He was admitted as a solicitor in 1858, and practised in London and later...
...Jebb, John Disney, John (1746–1816) Disney, John (1677–1730) John Disney was born in Lincoln and died in Nottingham. He trained as a Law, Edmund lawyer and served with some distinction as a magistrate before taking orders later in life...
...Sidney Edward Mezes was born on 23 September 1863 in Belmont, California. He received his BS from the University of California at Berkeley in 1884, but his father’s death and the ensuing supervisory duties of the estate delayed Mezes...
...Taeusch, Carl Frederick Carl Taeusch was born on 20 January 1889 in Wapakoneta, Ohio, and died on 20 September 1961 in Berkeley, California. Taeusch attended the College of Wooster (1907–1909), and started his teaching career in a public...
...Gosling, Jane Jane Gosling was the wife of the great-nephew (or possibly grandson) of Ralph Gosling (1693–1758), the topographer. She ran a private school for a time, and her Moral Essays, and Reflections was published by subscription...
...Mills, John Locke, John John Mills comes to the attention of history because of his writings on agriculture and his earlier, prospective involvement, when he was in France in 1743, in the publication of a French edition of Ephraim Chambers...
...Dalrymple, James, 1st Viscount Stair James Dalrymple (commonly known as ‘Stair’) was born in Drummurchie, Ayrshire in May 1619 and died in Edinburgh on 29 November 1695. Educated at Mauchline parish school, Ayrshire, he entered...
...Norris, JohnFrancis Bragge was born in London on 22 April 1664 and died at Great Wymondley on 26 June 1728. He is first identified when he matriculated at Wadham College on 5 June 1680, aged 16. He received his BA on 26 February 1681...