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DING 2020: "Born in Carlisle, Cmb., he studied al Glenalmond School and at Rugby School. He spent two years at the University of Edinburgh and then registered at the University of Heidelberg where he became a Ph. d. in Chemistry. Upon his return to England he taught Chemistry at the Royal College of Science and Art, South Kensington, and also tutored in Chemistry at Oxford. Between 1879 and 1881 he was Professor of Chemistry at the Royal Agricultural College in Cirencester, Glo. From then on he devoted his time to farming (at Elsmere, Staf., and al Elton, Glo.) and to philological research and writing. He was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Using William Dickinson's 1859 Cumberland glossary as a starting point, in 1899 he published a revised edition with new materail he gathered with the help of correspondents. 1905 saw the publication of a supplement which included a Phonology and Grammar of the dialect by Mr. Simon Dickson Brown. Dr. Prevost was working on a second supplement at the time of his death which was published posthumously.
1899. A Glossary of the Words and Phrases Pertaining to the Dialect of Cumberland by W. Dickinson, re-arranged, illustrated and augmented by quotations by E. W. Prevost, with a short digest of the phonology and grammar of the dialect by S. Dickson Brown. London: Bemrose and Sons. SC. EDD.
1924. Second Supplement to the Glossary of the Dialect of Cumberland. London: H. Milford.
NOT IN KINGKONG PROJECT
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT HIS LIFE AND WORKS SEE
Anonymous. 1900. "Review." The Archaeological Journal 57.1: 83-84.
Barnes, Henry. 1922. "Edward William Prevost, PhD., F.I.C." Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 41: 184-185.
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