Taylor, Richard Cowling
Taylor, Richard Cowling an eminent English antiquary, was born at Hinton, Suffolk, Jan. 18, 1789, and emigrated to the United States in July, 1830, settling in Philadelphia. He was a surveyor and geologist, and was greatly useful in developing the mineral resources of various parts of the country. He died Oct. 26, 1851. In addition to scientific works, he published Index Anasticus, or the Abbeys and other Monasteries, Alien Priories, Friaries, Colleges, Collegiate Churches, hospitals, etc., in the City of Norwich (Lond. 1821, fol.). See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.