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...George III, King George William Frederick was born in London on 4 June 1738 and died in Windsor on 29 January 1820. His father Frederick, Prince of Wales, died in 1751 and George thus became next in line to his grandfather, George II...
...Blair, Robert Robert Blair was born in Garvald in East Lothian and died, after a long illness, in Westlock, Berwickshire on 22 December 1828. The son of the minister of Garvald, Blair studied medicine at Edinburgh University; then joined...
...Robertson, Abraham Abraham (or Abram) Robertson was born in Duns, Borders on 4 November 1751 and died at the Radcliffe Observatory in Oxford on 4 December 1826. His father, of the same name, was a poor man, but Robertson was able to obtain...
...Babington, William William Babington was born in Portglenone, County Antrim, Ireland and died in London on 29 April 1833. After an apprenticeship to a medical practitioner in Londonderry he completed his education at Guy's Hospital, London,...
...Knight, Thomas Andrew Thomas Andrew Knight was born on 12 August 1759 at Wormesley Grange, Herefordshire and died on 11 May 1838 in London. He was the son of Thomas Knight, a wealthy clergyman, and the younger brother of Richard Payne...
...Salisbury, Richard Anthony Richard Salisbury was born Richard Markham in Leeds on 2 May 1761 and died, of paralysis, in London on 23 March 1829. He was the only son of Richard Markham, a wealthy cloth merchant. A Catholic, he was educated...
...Templeton, John John Templeton was born in Orange Grove, Belfast in 1766. He married Katherine Johnson, daughter of a Belfast merchant, in 1799. The couple had five children. The union between the two already prosperous merchant families...
...Edwards, Sydenham Teast Sydenham Edwards was christened at Usk, in the County of Monmouthshire, on 5 August 1768 and died in Chelsea, where he is buried, on 8 February 1819. He was the son of Lloyd Pittel Edwards, a schoolmaster...
...Battley, Richard Richard Battley was born in Wakefield and died in Reigate on 4 March 1856. Son of the architect John Battley, he was educated at Wakefield Grammar School and then served as a pupil to a physician who had a large practice...
...Longman, Thomas Norton Thomas Norton Longman was born in 1771 into a prosperous bookselling and publishing dynasty. His great uncle had founded the firm in 1724 and it had quickly become established as one of the leading houses in Britain....