- J. A. Secord
Sedgwick, Adam (1785–1873), geologist, was born on 22 March 1785 in the vicarage at Dent, Yorkshire, the third of seven children of Richard Sedgwick (1736–1828), the local vicar, and his second wife and cousin, Margaret, née Sturgis, (bap. 1752, d. 1820). From an early age ...