John George Nathaniel Gibbes
Colonel John George Nathaniel Gibbes (30 March 1787 – 5 July 1873) was a British army officer who emigrated to Australia in 1834, becoming a Crown-appointed member of the New South Wale...
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Richard Brothers
Richard Brothers (December 25, 1757 – January 25, 1824) was an early believer and teacher of Anglo-Israelism (alias British Israelism, a theory concerning the Lost Ten Tribes of Israel).
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Patrick Brontë
The Reverend Patrick Brontë (/ˈbrɒnti/, commonly /ˈbrɒnteɪ/; 17 March 1777 – 7 June 1861) was an Irish Church of Ireland clergyman and writer who spent most of his adult life in England and was the fa...
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James Bruce (Chief Justice)
James Bruce (1691–1749) was the Chief Justice of Barbados and the son of Alexander Bruce of Gartlet. Through the paternal line James Bruce was a direct descendant of Thomas Bruce 1st Baron of Clackman...
Mary Hamilton (bigamist)
Mary Hamilton (fl. 1746) was the subject of a notorious 18th century case of fraud and female cross-dressing, in which Hamilton, under the name of Charles, duped a woman into supposed marriage. While ...
John Craig (mathematician)
John Craig (1663 – October 11, 1731) was a Scottish mathematician and theologian.Born in Dumfries and educated at the University of Edinburgh, he moved to England and became a vicar in the Church of E...
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Walter Montgomerie Neilson
Walter Montgomerie Neilson (28 November 1819 – 8 July 1889) was a Scottish locomotive engineer and manufacturer. He was born in Glasgow, the son of James Beaumont Neilson, inventor of the hot blast fu...