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Sir John Kirk

Williamson, David

Sir John Kirk

the life story of the children"s friend

by Williamson, David

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton, ltd. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kirk, John, Sir, 1847-1922.,
  • Shaftesbury Society and Ragged School Union, London.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe children"s friend. The life story of.
    Statementby David Williamson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV247.K5 W5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 243 p.
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6656239M
    LC Control Number23011995
    OCLC/WorldCa5239226

    In Sir John was given the Freedom of London, and appointed a Justice of the Peace, a role in which he continued to labour on behalf of child reform. Although he passed away on April 3rd, , just weeks after celebrating his Golden Wedding Anniversary with Lady Kirk, Sir John. Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries of results for Books: Sir John.

    Sir John Kirk ( – ) was a Scottish physician, naturalist, companion to explorer David Livingstone, and British administrator in was born in Barry, near Arbroath, Scotland and is buried in St. Nicholas's churchyard in Sevenoaks, Kent, England. He earned his medical degree from the University of Edinburgh. Sir John Kirk Close Surgery is one of the leading GP practice in London and it is located at 3 Sir John Kirk Close, London, Greater London, SE5 ts can contact Sir John Kirk Close Surgery at for appointments. Services offered by Sir John Kirk Close Surgery are Minor surgery (e.g. removal of moles and skin lesions) - provided in-house, Asthma Clinic, Learning disability.

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Sir John Kirk, (born Dec. 19,Barry, near Arbroath, Angus, Scot.—died Jan. 15,Sevenoaks, Kent, Eng.), Scottish physician, companion to explorer David Livingstone, and British administrator in Zanzibar. The son of a clergyman, Kirk studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh, served on the civil medical staff in the Crimean War, and was appointed in February physician.

Sir John's great great grandson, Peter Mitchell, contacted us to say he is currently writing a biography of his ancestor. In the meantime Peter has kindly provide this brief bio for us: Born in the small Leicestershire town of Kegworth on June 10thJohn Kirk was the second of seven children born to Alfred and Maryann Kirk.

Kirk, Sir John (–), philanthropist, the second son of Alfred Kirk, tinsmith and brazier, of Kegworth, Leicestershire, and his wife, Mary, daughter of Harry Wilkins, was born at Kegworth on 10 June He was educated at Castle Donington grammar school, Leicestershire.

Part of. Although he passed away on April 3rd,just weeks after celebrating his Golden Wedding Anniversary with Lady Kirk, Sir John’s influence continues today.

The Shaftesbury Lectures, which were initiated by Sir John, to celebrate his fifty years of service, are still an annual event. In religion Kirk was a devout evangelical. Sir John Kirk is best known as a British diplomat who was hugely influential in finally ending the slave trade in East Africa, during his many years spent as British Consul in Zanzibar.

If you want to know more about his life in this respect then read the superb book “ The Last Slave Market ” by Alastair Hazell which is really excellent. John A. Kirk is senior lecturer in American history at Royal Holloway, University of London.

He is author of Redefining the Color Line: Black Activism in Little Rock, Arkansas, (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, ), which won the J. Ragsdale book award. He has also published numerous articles and essays on the civil rights movement in the United States.5/5(2).

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Message News 6. There was another Thomas Kirke that might be the grandson of Sir John Kirke of the Hudson Bay Co. Sir John Kirke b. d. wife was Ann.

Sons: John, Thomas, James, one Daughter, Elizabeth. Elizabeth married Radisson of the Hudson Bay Co. John's father was Gervase, b. at Greenhill, Norton Derby, England. Gervase was sometimes File Size: KB. Hello, my name is John A.

Kirk and I am George W. Donaghey Professor and Chair of History at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR). My research interests cover several strands. The first is the "short" civil rights movement in the s and s which centers on.

My name is Peter Mitchell and I am Sir John Kirk's great, great grandson. Born in London, I was raised in Canada where I bumbled my way through a moderately successful career in journalism. A few years ago, I began gathering research on Sir John with the aim of writing a new biography to complement the ones previously written in by James.

Among the also-rans on the rankings is John Kirk, son of former prime minister Norman Kirk, who skipped New Zealand while still an MP, owing more than $, Sir John Robert Kerr, AK, GCMG, GCVO, QC (24 September – 24 March ) was an Australian barrister and judge who served as the 18th Governor-General of Australia, in office from to He is primarily known for his involvement in the constitutional crisis, which culminated in his decision to dismiss the incumbent prime minister Gough Whitlam and appoint Malcolm Fraser as his Monarch: Elizabeth II.

Sir John Kirk. London, New York, Hodder and Stoughton [] (OCoLC) Online version: Williamson, David, Sir John Kirk. London, New York, Hodder and Stoughton [] (OCoLC) Named Person: John Kirk, Sir: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: David Williamson.

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John Kirke, was one of the original 20 investors in the Hudson Bay Co. in John's father, Gervese, was one of only 4 licensed fur dealers in was referred to as Sir John from His wife was son's were James & James or Thomas had a son named Thomas, this would link our Thomas in Chowan Co.

to this John. View the profiles of people named John Kirk. Join Facebook to connect with John Kirk and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary This volume presents a biography of Sir John Kirk, one of David Livingstone's key colleagues, who later became an important figure in dismantling the eastern slave trade.

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CQC Inspected and Rated. Good. We are currently CLOSED. View all opening hours. Winner of the J G Ragsdale Book Award. delivers the high drama of the moment and the analysis is balanced and thoughtful-- American Historical Review.

Kirk's exemplary new book fills a major lacuna in the historical record--Journal of Southern Historyan illuminating, well-researched book tells readers much about the overall dynamics of the Civil Rights Movement--Choice.

Sir John Kirk () was born on Decemin Scotland. He studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh, and served on the civil medical staff during the Crimean War.

He was appointed in February as physician and naturalist for explorer David Livingstone's second expedition. Kirk's principal medals are: Bust of George II (no reverse), signed 'I. Kirk F. ætate ' (?) Sir John Barnard, circ.

Recapture of Prague, Loyal Association Medal, Medals relating to the Rebellion of '45, Tuesday Club of Annapolis, Counters with heads of the Royal Family, William, Prince of Orange, Sir John Kirk was a Scottish physician, naturalist, explorer, and British diplomat.

He served as Consul General in Zanzibar. As that Arab Sultunate was central to the Arab slave trade in East Africa, he played an important role in ending the Indian Ocean slave trade. John was born in Barry, Angus, near Arbroath, Scotland.

We know nothing about his parents or childood other than he grew up in.