1840 in the United Kingdom

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Events from the year 1840 in the United Kingdom.

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  5. ^ Blake, Richard. The Book of Postal Dates, 1635–1985. Caterham: Marden. p. 10. 
  6. ^ "History of the Church in the British Isles". The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 2013. Retrieved 2014-06-10. 
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  8. ^ Rackwitz, Martin (2007). Travels to Terra Incognita: the Scottish Highlands and Hebrides in Early Modern Travellers' Accounts c. 1600 to 1800. Waxmann Verlag. p. 347. ISBN 978-3-8309-1699-4. 
  9. ^ Gaskell, Jeremy (2000). Who Killed the Great Auk?. Oxford University Press. p. 142. ISBN 978-0-19-856478-2. Retrieved 7 August 2010. 
  10. ^ Fuller, Errol (2003). The Great Auk: The Extinction of the Original Penguin. Bunker Hill Publishing. p. 34. ISBN 978-1-59373-003-1. Retrieved 7 August 2010. 
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  12. ^ Holt, Geoffrey O. (1978). A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain. Vol. 10: The North West. Newton Abbot: David and Charles. p. 117. ISBN 0-7153-7521-0. 
  13. ^ Whewell, William (1840). "Introduction". The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences, founded upon their history 1. London: J. W. Parker. pp. 71, 113. 
  14. ^ "physicist, n.". Oxford English Dictionary online version. Oxford University Press. September 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-02.  (subscription or UK public library membership required)
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