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Davison, Charles (1858–1940), mathematician and writer on seismology, was born on 1 May 1858 in Bishopwearmouth, co. Durham, the second son of Edwin Charles Davison (1818–1902), fleet paymaster, Royal Navy, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Joseph L. Spence of Swayfield, Lincolnshire. He went to the ...

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Knott, Cargill Gilston (1856–1922), physicist and seismologist, was born on 30 June 1856 in Valleyfield, Midlothian, the sixth son in the family of seven sons and one daughter of Pelham Knott (1818–1864), clerk in a paper mill and later paper (commission) agent of ...

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Milne, John (1850–1913), geologist and seismologist, was born on 30 December 1850 in Mount Vernon, Liverpool. He was the only child of John Milne, wool-dealer, of 147 Drake Street, Rochdale, and his wife, Emma, daughter of James Twycross of Wokingham. As a boy, ...

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John Milne (1850–1913) by unknown photographer, 1900s Heritage Images Partnership

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Oldham, Richard Dixon (1858–1936), geologist and seismologist, was born on 30 or 31 July 1858 in Dublin, the third of the five sons (there was also a daughter) of Thomas Oldham (1816–1878), later superintendent of the geological survey of India, and his wife, ...

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Turner, Herbert Hall (1861–1930), astronomer and seismologist, was born at Leeds on 13 August 1861, the eldest son of John Turner, an artist, and his wife, Isabella Hall, of Hexham. He was educated at Leeds modern school, then from 1874 at Clifton College, Bristol...