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us: Horner, Leonard, 1785-1864


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    • Birth Date

        17850117
    • Death Date

        18640305
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Edinburgh (Scotland)
    • Death Place

        (naf) London (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Scotland
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) School of Arts of Edinburgh
        • Organization: (naf) Edinburgh Academy
        • Organization: (naf) Geological Society of London
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Linen industry
          (lcsh) Social problems
            (lcsh) Factory inspection
              (lcsh) Geology
                (lcsh) Educational change
              • Occupation

                  Factory inspector
                    (lcsh) Merchants
                      (lcsh) Social reformers
                        (lcsh) Geologists
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                      • us: School of Arts of Edinburgh
                    • Sources

                      • found: nuc87-22246: His The Factories Regulation Act explained [MI] 1834 (hdg. on NN rept.: Horner, Leonard, 1785-1864; usage: Leonard Horner)
                      • found: LC data base, 2-25-88 (hdg.: Horner, Leonard, 1785-1864)
                      • found: Two centuries of learning : your guide to Heriot-Watt University's heritage, c2008: pdf. p. 3 (Heriot-Watt became a University in 1966; its origins date back to 1821 and the Edinburgh School of Arts; the School's founder and its first Secretary was Leonard Horner; He was a linen merchant and social reformer whose later work as chief factory inspector would lay the foundations for modern health and safety law) p. 5 (The School of Arts of Edinburgh "for the instruction of mechanics in such branches of physical science as are of practical application in their several trades" held its first lecture)
                      • found: Oxford DNB online, 21 May, 2014 (Horner, Leonard (1785-1864), factory inspector, geologist, and educationist; b. on 17 Jan. 1785 at St. George's Square, Edinburgh; In 1821 he founded the Edinburgh School of Arts; He was one of the promoters of the Edinburgh Academy, founded in 1823 as a rival to the Edinburgh high school; fellow of the Geological Society; d. on 5 Mar. 1864 at 60 Montagu Square, London)
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