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Joseph Plimsoll


Naval surgeon, poet, and writer on religious topics. MD, Glasgow, 1829.



BMD (Death index)

Census returns of England and Wales 1881 (Public Record Office RG11/2138/88/25)

Navy list 1855–85

Roll of the graduates of the University of Glasgow


BLC: The British Library general catalogue of printed books to 1975. 360 vols. and supplement (6 vols.). London: Clive Bingley; K. G. Saur. 1979–88.

BMD: General Register Office, England and Wales civil registration indexes. England & Wales birth index, 1837–1983. England and Wales marriage index, 1837–1983. England and Wales death index, 1837–1983. Online database. Provo, Utah: The Generations Network. 2006.

Navy list: The navy list. London: John Murray; Her Majesty’s Stationery Office. 1815–1900.