Maker Richard Beechey
J. K. Laughton
revised by Andrew Lambert
Adams, John [alias Alexander Smith] (1768
H. M. Chichester
revised by A. G. L. Shaw
Anderson, Joseph (1790–1877), army officer and colonist, was born on 1 July 1790 at Keoldale, Sutherland, Scotland, the son of James Anderson of Rispond and his wife, Fairly Gordon. In 1805 he was appointed an ensign in the 78th highlanders, with which he served in ...
Angas, George Fife (1789–1879), promoter of the colonization of South Australia, was born on 1 May 1789 at Newcastle upon Tyne, the seventh child of Caleb Angas (1742–1831), coach maker and shipowner, and his second wife, Sarah Jameson, widowed daughter of John Lindsay...
Attakullakulla (1700x12–c. 1780), leader of the Cherokee Indians, was born in the Overhill Cherokee country (present-day eastern Tennessee). His parentage is uncertain. He was known among the British colonists as the Little Carpenter because he built a strong relationship with the British. ...
A. G. L. Shaw
Batman, John (1801–1839), pioneer in Australia, was born at Parramatta, New South Wales, on 21 January 1801, the second son of William Bateman, a Middlesex cutler, transported in 1796 after being convicted of receiving stolen saltpetre worth £48, and his wife, Mary, who travelled out with him as a free woman. He was educated at ...
Big Bear [Mistahimaskwa] (c. 1825–1888), leader of the Plains Cree, was born north of Fort Carlton in Ruperts Land, Northwest Territories, the son of Black Powder (d. c.1864), a minor chief. His parents were of Plains Cree and Saulteaux background. Big Bear...
Troy O. Bickham
Blackfish [Cottawamago, Mkahdaywaymayqua] (1729
Robert Charles Anderson
Blackstone, William (bap. 1596
T. F. Henderson
revised by Elizabeth Baigent
Blennerhasset, Harman (1764/5–1831), lawyer and settler in America, born in Hampshire on 8 October 1764 or 1765, was the youngest of the three sons of Conway Blennerhasset of Conway Castle, Killorglin, co. Kerry, Ireland, and his wife, the daughter of Major Thomas Lacy...