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General sources

C. Matthew, B. Harrison, et al. (eds.), 2004, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 60 vols, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

D. L. Sills, 1979, International Encyclopaedia of the Social Sciences, New York: Free Press.

M. Blaug, 1985, Economic Theory in Retrospect, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Specific biographies and collected papers

M. Cranston, 1957, John Locke: A Biography, London: Longmans Green & Co.
Lord E. G. P. Fitzmaurice, 1895, The Life of Sir William Petty 1623-1687, London: J. Murray.

P. James, 1979, Population Malthus: His Life and Times, London: Routledge Kegan and Paul.

D. Weatherall, 1976, David Ricardo: A Biography, The Hague: Martijnus Nijhoff.
P. Sraffa (ed.), 1955, The Works and Correspondence of David Ricardo, Vol X, Biographical Miscellany, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

D. P. O’Brien, 1970, J. P. McCulloch: A Study in Classical Economics, London: George Allen and Unwin.

M. St J. Packe, 1954, The Life of J. S. Mill, London: Secker and Warburg.

N. Capaldi, 2004, J. S. Mill, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

J. S. Mill, 1990, Autobiography, London: Penguin.

F. Mehring, 1936, Karl Marx: The Story of His Life, London: George Allen and Unwin.

M. Schabas, 1990, A World Ruled by Number: William Stanley Jevons and the Rise of Mathematical Economics, Princeton: Princeton University Press.

A. Hyman, 1982, Charles Babbage: Pioneer of the Computer, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

R. Könekamp, 1962, William Stanley Jevons (1835-1882): Some Biographical Notes Manchester School vol 30, pp 251-73

R. D. C. Black, 1973, Papers and Correspondence of William Stanley Jevons, 7 vols, London: Macmillan.

P. Groenewegen, 1995, A Soaring Eagle: Alfred Marshall 1842-1924, Aldershot: Edward Elgar.

M.G. Bulmer, 2003, Francis Galton: Pioneer of Heredity and Biometry, John Hopkins University Press.

J. F. Box, 1978, R. A. Fisher: The Life of a Scientist, New York: John Wiley and Sons.

Th.M Porter, 2004, Karl Pearson: The Scientific Life in a Statistical Age, Princeton.
C. Reid, 1998, Neyman, Springer Verlag.

Maps and Geographic Sources

H. Harben, 1918, A Dictionary of London, London: H. Jenkins.

J. Rocque, 1746, Map of London, Westminster and Southwark

R. Horwood, 1799, Plan of London and Westminster, the Borough of Southwark and Parts adjoining Shewing every House

C. and J. Greenwood, 1830, Map of London

E. Stanford, 1862, Library Map of London and its Suburbs

Online resources

David Singmaster, British Society for the History of Mathematics: London Gazetteer

The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive

Galton collection

Pearson at UCL