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...James Rennell was born in Chudleigh on 3 December 1742 and died on 29 March 1830 in London. He was put in the care of a guardian, the Revd Gilbert Burrington, at an early age following the death of his father in action and subsequent...
...Edgeworth, Richard Lovell Richard Lovell Edgeworth was born in Bath and died in Edgeworthstown, County Longford on 17 June 1817. The seventh son of Richard Edgeworth, a landowner, he was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and Corpus...
...Pigott, Edward Edward Pigott was the second son of astronomer Nathaniel Pigott (1725–1804) of Whitton, Middlesex and Anna Mathurine de Bériot of Javingue, Brussels. Although the year of Pigott's birth has been a matter of some uncertainty...
...Jacson, Maria Elizabeth Maria Elizabeth Jacson was born in Bebington, Cheshire in 1755 and died at Astle Hall, near Chelford, Cheshire on 10 October 1829. One of five children of Anne Fitzherbert and Revd Simon Jacson, she lived for many...
...Stephen Groombridge was born in Goudhurst, Kent on 7 January 1755 and died in Blackheath on 30 March 1832. He was apprenticed to a linen-draper in London's West Smithfield and took over the business when he was around twenty-one. He later...
...Hailstone, John John Hailstone was born near London on 13 December 1759 and died in Trumpington, near Cambridge on 9 June 1847. He was educated at Beverley School in the East Riding, and then at Catherine Hall followed by Trinity College...
...Parkes, Samuel Parkes was born in Stourbridge on 26 May 1761 and died in London on 23 December 1825. His father was a grocer, but his great-grandfather had been a soap boiler and after schooling locally and then in Market Harborough...
...Robson was born in Darlington on 17 October 1863, and died in the London suburb of Tottenham on 21 May 1813. His uncle, Stephen Robson, also a Quaker, produced several works on the botany of Yorkshire. Details of Robson's education...
...Maycomb-MacDonnell, M.I. Return M.I. Return Maycomb, later known to some as Mkihill MacDonnell, and still later to others as Nukunau-Oannes (the ‘Polynesian Man-Fish’), was born into the peripherally respectable reaches of the Anglo-Irish...
...John Brinkley was born in 1766 or 1767 in Woodbridge, Suffolk and died on 13 September 1835. He was the son of Sarah Brinkley and John Toler, of whom nothing is known. Brinkley was educated at first by various clergymen, and later...