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John Taylor


Mining geologist and chemical manufacturer. Treasurer of the Geological Society of London, 1816–47; treasurer of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1831–61; treasurer of University College London, 1842–60. FRS 1825.


Modern English biography



Modern English biography: Modern English biography, containing many thousand concise memoirs of persons who have died since the year 1850. By Frederick Boase. 3 vols. and supplement (3 vols.). Truro, Cornwall: the author. 1892–1921.

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.