Should he get the Notable tag? liberal clergyman mathematician Baden Powell [closed]

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On 8 Apr 2021 Shirlea Smith wrote on Powell-8451:

Should he be a Notable? The article about him in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is very interesting!

WikiTree profile: Baden Powell
closed with the note: thank you to the person who added the Notable sticker!
in Genealogy Help by Shirlea Smith G2G6 Pilot (148k points)
closed by Shirlea Smith

Can't read the DoB entry, but he has a Wikipedia page, so yes, he is Notable.

Wow, i can't read it today either!  I confess i was surprised to be able to read it, because i thought for sure it was a subscription thing.  I wonder what made me so lucky yesterday!  It was a really good article!

Yeah, it's a shame the ODoNB isn't more like the Australian Dictionary of Biography in that regard.

FYI: The reverend's Notable profile is Orphaned. Would someone please adopt him?

Why are profiles of Notables not all managed by the Notables team?
I just did.  (I'd already adopted his daughter's profile.)
Thanks Melanie!

1 Answer

+2 votes

The extract says:

Powell, Badenlocked

  • Pietro Corsi


Powell, Baden (1796–1860), physicist and theologian, was born at Stamford Hill, Hackney, Middlesex, on 22 August 1796, the eldest son of Baden Powell (1767–1844), wine merchant and, in 1831, high sheriff of Kent, and his first cousin Hester Powell (1776–1848). The Powell family circle included leading representatives of the ...

Therefore I would consider him notable.  Is he related to the Baden Powell’s that started the scouting movement?   

by Deborah Talbot G2G6 Mach 5 (53.7k points)
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