Merrifield [née Watkins], Mary Philadelphia (1804–1889), writer on art and algologist, was born on 15 April 1804 in Brompton, London, the daughter of a conveyancing barrister, Sir Charles Watkins. In 1827 she married John Merrifield of Tavistock (1788/9–1877), who was called to the ...
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Smith, John Chaloner (1827–1895), civil engineer and writer on art, was born in Dublin on 19 August 1827. His father was a proctor of the ecclesiastical courts, and married a granddaughter of Travers Hartley, MP for Dublin in the Irish parliament. Smith was admitted to ...