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Mann, Theodore Augustine [known as Abbé Mann] (1735–1809), natural philosopher and historian, was born in Yorkshire on 22 June 1735, the son of a land surveyor. He was educated at a local school and instructed in scientific principles by his father. In 1753 he was sent to ...

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Walter, Henry (1785–1859), Church of England clergyman, natural philosopher and historian, born at Louth in Lincolnshire on 28 January 1785, was the eldest of the eighteen children of James Walter (d. 8 Feb 1845), master of the grammar school at Louth and afterwards rector of ...