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  • Back, George, 1796-1878 (6) - Naval officer, explorer, naturalist, and artist. Voyaged with Franklin into Arctic waters in 1819. Commanded an expedition to the north to find Captain John Ross in 1833. Promoted to rank of Admiral in 1857.
  • Baines, Edward, 1800-1890 (4) - Journalist and economist. Editor of the Leeds Mercury for several years. Represented Leeds in Parliament 1859-74.
  • Baines, Mr. (1)
  • Baines, Thomas, 1820-1875 (8) - Appointed artist-storekeeper to the Zambezi Expedition. Dismissed by Livingstone for the misuse of government property. Journeyed to Victoria Falls with James Chapman. Published first paintings of the Falls in 1865.
  • Ballantyne, Thomas, 1806-1871 (1) - Journalist who was editor of the Manchester Guardian, Liverpool Journal, Leader, and Statesman, among others.
  • Barghash ibn Sa'id, c.1837-1888 (2) - Son of Said ibn Sultan, the first Omani ruler of Zanzibar, and himself Sultan 1870-88. Agreed to abolish slave trading. Came more and more under British domination.
  • Barth, Heinrich, 1821-1865 (5) - Explorer and scholar. Embarked on a trip through the Mediterranean coast of Africa (1845-47). Via travels in northern Africa 1850-55, established himself as one of the great explorers of Africa in the 19th Century. Struck up a friendship with Livingstone during the latter's first return to Britain from Africa.
  • Bates, Henry W., 1825-1892 (1) - Naturalist who made important discoveries in the Amazon basin. Assistant Secretary of the Royal Geographical Society 1864-92.
  • Bayely, Thomas (1)
  • Beaufort, Francis, 1774-1857 (1) - Served in the Royal Navy as Hydrographer of the Admiralty 1829-55. Knighted 1848. A founding member of the Royal Geographical Society.
  • Bedingfeld, Norman B., 1824-1894 (7) - Commander, R.N. Second-in-Command of the Zambezi Expedition. Dismissed by Livingstone for insubordination. Promoted to Captain in 1862, retired in 1877, and was promoted to Rear-Admiral and Vice-Admiral in 1878 and 1884 respectively.
  • Belhaven, Lady, c.1790-1873 (1) - Wife of Sir Robert Montgomery Hamilton, 8th Lord Belhaven and Stenton.
  • Bennett, J.J. Wesley (1) - Resident of Shepton Mallet, Somerset.
  • Bennett, James G., 1841-1918 (6) - Manager of the New York Herald. Son and namesake of the founder of the paper. Managed it under and owned it after his father. In 1869, instructed Stanley to find Livingstone, work that ultimately resulted in the sensational transatlantic news story.
  • Bennett, James R., 1809-1891 (6) - English doctor. Son of a secretary of the London Missionary Society. Graduated in medicine at Edinburgh in 1833. Practiced at Charing Cross Hospital in London where he taught Livingstone. President of the Royal College of Physicians 1876-81.
  • Binney, Mrs. Thomas (1) - Wife of Thomas Binney.
  • Binney, Thomas, 1798-1874 (2) - Congregational minister. Served at Weigh House, London 1829-69 and was also a Director of the London Missionary Society. Was noted for his nonconformist and hence controversial views.
  • Birdwood, George C.M., 1832-1917 (1) - Medical graduate of Edinburgh. Practiced in Bombay 1854-68. Worked in the India Office in London 1878-1902. Wrote widely on Indian life and civilization. Knighted 1881.
  • Black, W. (1) - Superintendent of the P & O Company.
  • Blair, John A. (1) - Printer and handyman attached to the Universities' Mission to Central Africa, frequently in charge of stores. Arrived in the Zambezi region on the "Hetty Ellen" in January 1862 and left early in 1864.
  • Blanche, John (2) - Gunmaker, Gracechurch Street, London.
  • Bleek, Wilhelm H.I., 1827-1875 (1) - German philologist who specialized in South African languages. Settled in Cape Town in 1856 and was appointed by Sir George Grey as interpreter in 1857 and librarian of his collection in 1860.
  • Board, J. (1)
  • Bost, Ami (1)
  • Braithwaite, Anna (1) - Daughter of Joseph B. Braithwaite.
  • Braithwaite, Charles L., 1813-1893 (4) - Brother of Joseph Bevan Braithwaite.
  • Braithwaite, Joseph B., 1818-1905 (32) - Barrister and member of the Society of Friends whom Livingstone met in 1857 and corresponded with for the rest of his life. Was a friend of the Moffats. Mary Livingstone and her children often stayed in his home in Kendal.
  • Brebner, James (2) - Commander of H.M.S. Thule.
  • Brock, William, 1807-1875 (1) - Baptist minister. An energetic preacher and organizer, he lectured widely. Many of his addresses were on religious and political topics, and these comprise the bulk of his published works. Helped form the London Baptist Association in 1865, and was elected its first president.
  • Broom, D.E. (1)
  • Brothers, Pye (1)
  • Brown, [?] (1)
  • Brownlee, Alexander, Jr. (1) - Lived at 22 Orr Street, Mile-end, Glasgow, and was apparently of about the same age as Livingstone.
  • Bruce, John C., 1805-1892 (1) - Presbyterian minister. Proprietor of Percy St. Academy, Newcastle 1834-63. A noted antiquary, was especially interested in Hadrian's Wall.
  • Buchanan, Andrew, 1798-1882 (4) - Professor of the Institutes of Medicine at Anderson's College, Glasgow. Was one of Livingstone's Trustees.
  • Buchanan, Mrs. Andrew (1) - Wife of Andrew Buchanan.
  • Buckland, William, 1784-1856 (1) - Clergyman and distinguished geologist and paleontologist. Always attempted to reconcile his scientific findings with Biblical statements.
  • Burdett-Coutts, Angela G., 1814-1906 (18) - Business administrator, socialite, and philanthropist of universal interest. Used her vast fortune to benefit hundreds of causes, including the conditions of the poor, treatment of animals, and churches and missionary efforts throughout the world.
  • Burnham, Edward L., 1833-1916 (2)
  • Burns, John, 1829-1901 (2) - Son of Sir George Burns, shipowner and one of the founders of the Cunard Company. Succeeded his father as manager of the company in Glasgow in 1860 and became chairman in 1880.
  • Burrup, E. Mary (1) - Widow of Henry de Wint Burrup, a member of the Universities' Mission to Central Africa, who died shortly after Bishop Mazkenzie in 1862. Travelled with Mary Livingstone on the "Gorgon."
  • Buxton, Edward N., 1812-1858 (1) - Member of Parliament for South Essex 1847-52 and Norfolk 1857-58.