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Surnames: TCH-THO


TCHERTKOFF, V. ; author of ‘Christian Martyrdom in Russia; agent for Count Tolstoy in England.

TEDDER, Henry Richard, F.S.A; Secretary and Librarian of the Athenaeum Club; librarian to Lord Acton, 1873-74; one of the organisers and joint-sec. of 1st International Conference of Librarians, 1877 ; President of the Library Assoc., 1897-98; treas. and sec. Metropolitan Free Libraries Committee, 1878-80; joint-editor of first three volumes of ‘Trans-actions of Library Association,’ and of Reports of 1st and 2nd International Library Conference.

TEGETMEIER, William Bernhard, F.Z.S. author of ‘The Poultry Book,’ ‘Pigeons,’ and other works on ornithology and the breeding of animals ; worked with Darwin in the preparation of his work on the ‘Variation of Animals and Plants.’

TELFER, Commander J. Buchan, R.N., F.R.G.S. ; author of ‘The Crimea and the Transcaucasus,’ ‘The Strange Career of the Chevalier D’Eon de Beaumont’; translated ‘Bondage and Travels of Johann Schiltberger,’ from the German.

TEMPLE, Lieut.-Col. Sir Richard Carnac, Bt., C.I.E. ; Chief Commissioner, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and Superintendent, Penal Settle-ment at Port Blair; served Afghan Campaign, 1878-79; Burmah War, 1887-89; Official President Rangoon Municipality, and Port-Commissioner, Ran-goon, 1891, etc. ; edited ‘Fallon’s Dict. of Hindustani Proverbs,’ ‘Burnell’s Devil-Worship of the Tuluvas’; editor and proprietor of the ‘Indian Antiquary’ from 1884; founded and edited the ‘Panjab (Indian) Notes and Queries,’ 1883-87.

THAYER, Hon. Martin Russell, A.M., LL.D.; Philadelphia; author of ‘The Duties of Citizenship,’ ‘The Law considered as a Progressive Science,’ etc.

THAYER, William Roscoe, A.M.; editor of ‘The Harvard Graduates’ Magazine’; author of ‘The Dawn of Italian Independence,’ ‘Poems New and Old, ‘Throne Makers’ etc.

THEOBALD, F. V., M.A.; Foreign Member of Association of Economic Entomologists, U.S. ; Zoologist to the South-Eastern Agricultural College; Lecturer in Economic Entomology to the Horti-cultural College, Swanley author of ‘A Text-book of Agricultural Zoology,’ ‘The Parasitic Diseases of Poultry,’ ‘British Flies,’ ‘Insect Life,’ etc.

THILO, Marie von ; translated from the Russian of Dostoievsky ‘Buried Alive, or Ten Years of Penal Servitude in Siberia.’

THOMAS,Ven. Archdeacon D.R., M.A.,F.S.A.; Rector of Llandrinio; Archdeacon of Montgomery and Canon of St Asaph ; author of ‘History of the Diocese of St Asaph,’ ‘A History of the Church in Wales.’

THOMAS, Ernest Chester B.A.; Barrister, Gray’s Inn; Secretary of the Library Association, 1878-82 ; editor of ‘Monthly Notes of the Library Association’ and ‘The Library Chronicle’; translated F. R. Lange’s ‘History of Materialism,’ and edited and translated the ‘Philobiblon’ of Richard de Bury.

THOMAS, M. R. Oldfield, F.Z.S., F.R.S.; Senior Assistant British Museum (Natural History) from 1886; author of ‘Catalogue of Marsupialia in the British Museum,’ ‘British Museum Guides to Mammalia.’

THOMAS, W. Cave; author of ‘Symmetrical Education,’ ‘Mural or Monumental Decoration,’ ‘Revised Theory of Light.’

THOMPSON, D’Arcy Wentworth, C.B., M.A.; Professor of Natural History, Univ. Coll., Dundee; author of ‘A Glossary of Greek Birds.’

THOMPSON. Sir Edward Maunde, K.C.B., D.C. L., LL.D.; Director and Principal Librarian, Brit. Museum; Keeper of the MSS. and Egerton Librarian, 1878; Sandars Reader in Bibliography, Cambridge, 1895-96; editor of ‘Chronicon Angliae’; edited ‘Letters of Humphrey Prideaux,’ ‘Diary of Richard Cocks in Japan, 1615-1622,’ etc.; joint-editor of publications of the Palaeographical Society, and of the Facsimile of the Laurentian Sophocles.

THOMPSON, Sir Henry, Bt., M.B., F.R.C.S.; Consulting Surgeon to University Coll. Hospital, London, and Emeritus Professor of Clinical Surgery; Surgeon to University Coll. Hospital, 1863 ; Professor of Pathology and Surgery, Royal College off Surgeons, 1884; President of the Cremation Society of Eng. land: author of'Practical Lithotrity and Lithotomy,’ ‘Cremation, or Treatment of the Body after Death,’ ‘Diet in Relation to Age and Activity,’ etc., etc.

THOMPSON, Capt. J. T., U.S.A.; Chief Ordnance Officer to Army Corps in Cuba ; formerly Assistant-Instructor of Ordnance and Gunnery, U.S. Military Academy.

THOMSON, Allen, M.D., LL.D., D.C.L., F.R.S.; Professor of Anatomy, University of Glasgow; edited Quain’s ‘Elements of Anatomy.’

THOMSON, Basil H.; Governor of Dartmouth Convict Prison; late of the Colonial Service; acted as Prime Minister of Tonga, etc. ; author of ‘Diversions of a Prime Minister,’ ‘South Sea Yarns,’ etc.

THOMSON, Sir Charles Wyville, M.D., LL.D., D.C.L., F.A.S. ; Director of the ‘Challenger’ Expedition; author of ‘The Depths of the Sea’ and ‘The Voyage of the "Challenger" in the Atlantic.’

THOMSON, David M.A.; formerly Professor of Natural Philosophy, University of Aberdeen; edited ‘Caledonia Romana.’

THOMSON, David Croal; editor of ‘The Art Journal’; author of ‘The Life and Work of Thomas Berwick,’ ‘The Life and Work of H. K. Browne ("Phiz"),’ ‘The Barbizon school of Painters,’ ‘Corot,’ ‘The Paris Exhibition, 1900.’

THOMSON, Prof. Elihu ; Electrician for the General Electric Company; inventor of electric weld-ing and other important electrical appliances.

THOMSON, John Arthur, M.A.; formerly Lecturer on Zoology and Biology, School of Medicine, Edinburgh; Regius Professor of Natural History, Aberdeen University; part-author of ‘Evolution of Sex’; author of ‘The Study of Animal Life,’ ‘Out-lines of Zoology,’ ‘The Natural History of the Year,’ ‘The Science of Life,’ etc.

THOMSON,. Joseph, F.R.G.S.; author of ‘Ulu,’ ‘To the Central African Lakes and Back,’ ‘Through Masai Land.’

THOMSON, Joseph John, D.Sc., LL.D., Ph.D., F.R.S. ; Cavendish Professor of Experimental Physics, Cambridge; Fellow of Trinity College; Lecturer, Trinity College; President of Section A, British Association, 1896; author of ‘A Treatise on the Motion of Vortex Rings,’ ‘Application of Dynamics to Physics and Chemistry,’ ‘Recent Researches in Electricity and Magnetism,’ etc.

THOMSON, Wm., M.A.; formerly Professor of Mathematics, Stellenbosch, South Africa; Registrar--General of the University of the Cape of Good Hope.

THOMSON, Sir William; see Kelvin, Lord.

THORBURN, Thomas Charles; Borough Sur-veyor, Birkenhead.

THORNTON, William Tholmas, C.B.; Secretary for Public Wrks to the India Office; author of ‘Over--Population and the Remedy,’ ‘A Plea for Peasant Proprietors,’ ‘On Labour,’ ‘Old-fashioned Ethics, or Common Sense Metaphysics,’ and some volumes of verse.

THORODDSEN, Dr. Theodor H.; Icelandic expert and explorer; author of ‘History of Icelandic Geography,’ etc.


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