Burnett, James

Burnett, James:

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1714–99, English writer, b. Scotland. A pioneer in anthropology, he wrote Of the Origin and Progress of Language (6 vol., 1774–92), in which he anticipated Darwin and much of modern evolutionary theory.
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Above, from left, are Sophie Usher, Jayden Burnett, James Dack, |and Cecilia Donnelly Below, from left, is Amelia Amin, Bobby Daggett and Isa Bell |
Another Burnett, James, the Boyndlie poisoner, was also interred there, after being executed in 1849 for poisoning his wife in order to marry his lover, Janet Carty.
Back row (from left): Macauley Burnett, James Kirrane, Culum McCarroll and Jake Slatter.
Merthyr collected a bonus point in a 31-18 win over Bedlinog, Craig Morgan, Neil Burnett, James Howe and Matthew Rees going over and Burnett kicking 11 points.
SUMMIT OF AMBITION: Clay Shaw Thomas has made a number of appointments and internal promotions which include, clockwise from top left Greg Davies, Gemma Jones, Clare Bevan, Helen Downes, Sarah Curzon, Gretchen Betts, Katie Burnett, James Burnett, and Rhidian Davies
With: T Bone Burnett, James Gammon, Woody Harrelson, Cheech Marin, Anne Militello, Nick Nolte, Sean Penn, Sam Shepard, Sheila Tousey.
CUP CLOSE-UP Left to right, Daniel Burnett, James Burnett, Jonathan Andrews, Geraint Andrews and security guard Robert Knight.
Donated items for the auction have come from celebrities such as Troy Aikman, Joan Baez, Alec Baldwin, Kim Basinger, the country band Sawyer Brown, Jimmy Buffet, Carol Burnett, James Caan, Nicolas Cage, Bill Cosby, the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders, David Duchovny and Vice President Al Gore, Chapman said.
The sessions will be supervised by Coventry Cycle Speedway coach Jez Hughes, former manager to three-time world champion Dave Hemsley, and the club are hoping to repeat the success last year's campaign which saw Macauley Burnett, James Kirrane, Calum McCarroll and Jake Slatter, recruited for the club's Midland Junior League team.
Maguire will be joined next week by fellow Scots Alan McManus, Marcus Campbell, Jamie Burnett, James McBain and 2006 world champion Graeme Dott.