Hawes, Robert (1664/5–1731), lawyer and topographer, was the eldest of the five children of Henry Hawes (1634–1718), a yeoman farmer of Brandeston, Suffolk, and Mary, his wife (c.1640–1718), daughter and coheir of John Smith of Pyshalls in Dennington, also in Suffolk...
J. M. Blatchly
Kilburne, Richard (1605–1678), lawyer and topographer, was baptized at St Mary Woolchurch, London, on 6 October 1605, the fifth and youngest son of Isaac Kilburne and his wife, Mary, daughter of Thomas Clarke of Saffron Walden, Essex. His father's family originated from Kilburne, Yorkshire...
M. F. G. Selby
revised by Felix Driver
Maconochie [formerly M'Konochie], Alexander (1787–1860), geographer and penal reformer, was born on 11 February 1787 in Edinburgh, the only child of the second marriage of Alexander M'Konochie (the later spelling was adopted in 1832), a lawyer and commissioner for the board of customs...
revised by Joanne Potier
Robinson, William (1777–1848), topographer and legal writer, the only son of William Robinson of Tottenham, practised for many years as a solicitor in Bartlett's Buildings, Holborn, London. He was admitted to the Middle Temple on 1 May 1822 and was called to the ...