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Benest, Cleone de Heveningham [pseud. C. Griff] (1880–1963), motorist, engineer, and metallurgist, was born at 40 Hampton Road, Forest Gate, London, on 13 June 1880, the only child of George Philip Benest (1853–1930?), house proprietor, and his wife Edith Maria, ...

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Bodington [née Brooke], Alice (1840–1897), popularizer of science, was born in Rome, Italy, on 22 May 1840, the daughter and only child of Francis Capper Brooke (1810–1886), captain in the Grenadier Guards and landowner, and his first wife, Juliana Jemima...

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Wright [née Harford], Anne (1793–1861), writer on natural history, was born in the parish of St Olave Old Jewry, London, on 2 January 1793, the daughter of Richard Harford and his wife, Grizell, who were Quakers. She was a friend of ...

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Zornlin, Rosina Maria (1795–1859), popularizer of science, was born in Walthamstow, Essex, on 6 December 1795, the second daughter of John Jacob Zornlin (1759–1844), a successful investment broker in London, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Alsager (1770–1851), whose brother ...