Hincks, Thomas Dix
(1767–1857), presbyterian minister, naturalist, and scholar, was born 24 June 1767 at Bachelor's Quay, Dublin, son of Edward Hincks (d. 1772), a customs officer from Chester, England. His mother's maiden name was Dix, and after the premature death of her…...
Hodges, John Frederick
(1815–99), scientist, was born 5 December 1815 in Scotch St., Downpatrick, Co. Down, only child of John Hodgess, solicitor, and his wife Mary (née Hodgess), who were first cousins; it is not known when he dropped the second ‘s’ of the name. According to his…...
Ireland, John Evan de Courcy (1911–2006), socialist, activist, teacher, and maritime
historian, was born 19 October
1911 in Lucknow, India, only child of
De Courcy Ireland (1873–1915), a British army major of Irish ancestry, and his
English-born wife Gabrielle (née Byron).