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Day, Francis (1829–1889), military surgeon and ichthyologist

Peter Davis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ichthyology and Herpetology; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 1124 words.

Day, Francis (1829–1889), military surgeon and ichthyologist, was born on 2 March 1829 at Maresfield, Sussex, the third son of William Day (1797–1849) and his wife, Ann Elliott, née Le...

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Edmondston, Laurence (1795–1879), ornithologist and physician

D. E. Allen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Ornithology. 966 words.

Edmondston, Laurence (1795–1879), ornithologist and physician, was born in Lerwick, Shetland, the youngest son of Laurence Edmondston, a surgeon in that town, and Mary Saunderson. His...

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Mearns, Edgar Alexander

Keir B. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mammalogy; Ornithology; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Surgery. 1153 words.

Mearns, Edgar Alexander (11 September 1856–01 November 1916), ornithologist, mammalogist, and army surgeon, was born in Highland Falls, New York, the son of Alexander Mearns and Nancy...

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Saxby, Henry Linckmyer (1836–1873), physician and ornithologist

B. B. Woodward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Ornithology. 243 words.

Saxby, Henry Linckmyer (1836–1873), physician and ornithologist, was born in London on 19 April 1836, the second son of Stephen Martin Saxby, of the Royal Navy, and his wife, Mary Ann (née ...

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Thomson, Sir (Arthur) Landsborough (1890–1977), ornithologist and medical administrator

David E. Evans.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ornithology; Medicine and Health. 1141 words.

Thomson, Sir (Arthur) Landsborough (1890–1977), ornithologist and medical administrator, was born on 8 October 1890 at 30 Royal Circus, Edinburgh, the oldest of the three sons and a...

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