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    Airy, George Biddel (male) 07/27/1801 - 01/02/1892 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Astronomer Royal; professor of mathematics at Cambridge; wrote Gravitation an elementary explanation of the principal perturbations in the Solar System (1834) and other works; re-equipped the royal observatory. See Boase IV: 53-55.

    Alcock, Thomas (male) 1784 - 08/21/1833 English

    Surgeon; contributed many papers to medical journals; surgeon to St. James's Workhouse in London.

    Allingham, William (male) 03/19/1824 - 11/18/1889 Irish

    Poet, diarist, and editor; customs clerk; editor of Fraser's Magazine 1874-9; wrote Poems (1850), Peace and War, an ode (1854), many other works of poetry and songs. See Boase IV: 97-8, ODNB.

    Angus, Joseph (male) 01/16/1816 - 08/28/1902 English University of Edinburgh; King's College, London

    Baptist divine; wrote on Egyptian history and biblical subjects.

    Apjohn, James (male) 1795 - 06/02/1886 Irish Trinity College, Dublin

    Professor of applied chemistry, mineralogy. See Boase IV: 146.

    Arnold, Walter (male) 1835 - 1893 English

    Younger brother of Matthew Arnold.

    Atherstone, Edwin (male) 04/17/1788 - 01/29/1872 English

    Poet and writer; wrote The Fall of Nineveh, a Poem (1828-68), The Sea Kings in England, an Historical Romance (1830), Israel in Egypt [a poem] (1861). See Boase I: 101, ODNB.

    Atkinson, John Augustus (male) 1775 - 03/25/1830 English

    Painter; spent many years in Russia; published A Picturesque Representation of the Manners, Customs, and Amusements of the Russians (1803).

    Austin, Sarah (Taylor) (female) 04/01/1793 - 08/08/1867 English

    Translator of works from German; worked for several periodicals; translated Ranke's History of the Popes of Rome; wrote Germany from 1760 to 1814 (1854). See Boase I: 190, ODNB.

    Barlow, Henry Clark (male) 11/12/1806 - 1876 English University of Edinburgh

    Dantologist; spent several years in Italy; wrote Francesca da Rimini her lament and vindication (1859) and other works. See Boase I: 167-8.

    Barrere, Camille Eugene Pierre (male) 1851 - 1940 French

    Diplomat, critic; French general consul at Cairo; ambassador to Bern and to Rome

    Barry, William Whittaker (male) ? - 10/01/1875 English

    Barrister; wrote A Treatise on the Statutory Jurisdiction of the Court of Chancery (1861), A Walking Tour of Ireland in 1865 by an Englishman (1867). See Boase I: 183.

    Bates, Henry Walter (male) 02/08/1825 - 02/16/1892 English

    Naturalist;  Assistant Secretary of the Royal Geographical Society; identified butterfiles in the Amazon; edited Transactions of the Royal Geographical Society; wrote The Naturalist o the river Amaxons (1863) and other works. See Boase IV: 304-5.

    Baynes, Thomas Spencer (male) 03/24/1823 - 05/31/1887 English University of Edinburgh

    Philosopher and journalist; assistant editor of the Daily News; Professor of Logic and English Literature at St Andrews University; contributed to Edinburgh Review and Fraser's Magazine; superintended  ninth edition of the Encyclop√¶dia Britannica.

    Becher, Alexander Bridport (unknown) 06/12/1796 - 02/15/1876 English

    Rear-Admiral in the Royal Navy; edited the Nautical Magaziine; wrote The Landfall of Columbus on his first Voyage to America (1856). See Boase I: 214-5.

    Beke, Charles Tilstone (male) 10/10/1800 - 07/31/1874 English Tubingen

    Abyssinian explorer; acting consul at Leipzig; secretary to National Association for protection of industry and capital throughout British Empire; wrote The Sources of the Nile (1860), The British Captives in Abyssinia (1865) and other works. See Boase I: 223.

    Bell, Robert (male) 01/16/1800 - 04/12/1867 Irish Trinity College, Dublin

    Started Dublin Historical Society; edited the Atlas, the Morning Chronicle, and the Home News; wrote History of Russia (1838), Lives of the English Poets (1839), other works; wrote 3 5-act comedies. See Boase I: 231, ODNB.

    Bell, Thomas (male) 10/11/1792 - 03/13/1880 English

    Surgeon; Professor of Zoology at King's College, London; wrote History of  British Quadrepeds (1837) and other works. See Boase I: 232.

    Bell, William Abraham (male) 04/26/1841 - 06/06/1920 English Corpus Christi College, Cambridge; Trinity Hall, Cambridge

    Physician, photographer, and businessman; photographed American West; wrote New Tracks in North America (1869)

    Bergne, John Brodribb (male) 1800 - 1873 English

    Official, numismatist and antiquary; member of the Foreign Office (1817 - 1873); wrote articles for the Numismatic Chronicle.

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