- H. S. Torrens
Sharp, Samuel (1814–1882), geologist and antiquary, was born on 18 July 1814 at Romsey, Hampshire, the son of Stephen Sharp (bap. 1791) and his wife, Anna Maria Bloor (bap. 1784), formerly of Uppingham. His father died while he was a child and his mother married the proprietor and editor of the ...