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Charles Tilstone Beke

1800–74

Traveller, geographer, and author. Travelled in Abyssinia, 1840–3 and 1866; Syria and Palestine, 1861–2; and to Mount Sinai and the Red Sea, 1874. Attempted to reconcile geological discoveries with Biblical events and locations. A business associate of Blyth Brothers, Mauritius, 1853–9. Resident of Bromley, Kent, in 1874.

Sources

Lagesse 1982, p. 113

ODNB.

Bibliography

Lagesse, Marcelle. 1982. Blyth Brothers and Company Limited, 1830–1980. Cassis, Mauritius: M. Coquet.

ODNB: Oxford dictionary of national biography: from the earliest times to the year 2000. (Revised edition.) Edited by H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. 60 vols. and index. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2004.

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