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Bourne, Gilbert Charles (1861–1933), zoologist and oarsman

John R. Baker and C. M. Pitman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 967 words.

Bourne, Gilbert Charles (1861–1933), zoologist and oarsman, was born at Grafton Manor, Worcestershire, on 5 July 1861, the eldest surviving son of Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Bourne, 54th...

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Chapman, Abel (1851–1929), naturalist and hunter

Jane Carruthers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Natural History. 1133 words.

Chapman, Abel (1851–1929), naturalist and hunter, was born at 212 High Street, Bishopwearmouth, co. Durham, on 4 October 1851, the eldest of the six sons and two daughters of Thomas Edward...

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Falkus, Hugh Edward Lance (1917–1996), angler and naturalist

Kenneth Robson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1170 words.

Falkus, Hugh Edward Lance (1917–1996), angler and naturalist, was born on 15 May 1917 at Melton, Cornwall Road, Cheam, Surrey, during a zeppelin raid, the son of James Everest Falkus, bank...

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Goddard, (Cecil) John (1923–2012), fishing tackle manufacturer, angler, and entomologist

Brian Clarke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1221 words.

Goddard, (Cecil) John (1923–2012), fishing tackle manufacturer, angler, and entomologist, was born on 27 August 1923 at 66 Wiltshire Road, Brixton, London, the elder son of Cecil Henry...

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Harlow, Richard Cresson

Tim Ashwell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1098 words.

Harlow, Richard Cresson (19 October 1889–19 February 1962), football coach and naturalist, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Louis Francis Harlow and Eugenia Pritchett. As...

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Lloyd, Robert Wylie (1868–1958), collector and mountaineer

Alex M. Cain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Entomology; Education; Financial Aspects of Art. 556 words.

Lloyd, Robert Wylie (1868–1958), collector and mountaineer, was born at Grove House, Oswaldtwistle, Blackburn, Lancashire, the only son of John Lloyd, a calico printer, and his wife, Rachel...

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Malloch, Peter Duncan (1852–1921), fishing tackle maker and naturalist

Richard Ian Hunter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1307 words.

Malloch, Peter Duncan (1852–1921), fishing tackle maker and naturalist, was born in Almondbank in Methven parish, Perthshire, on 15 July 1852, the second son in the family of at least four...

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St John, Charles George William (1809–1856), sportsman and naturalist

M. G. Watkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 620 words.

St John, Charles George William (1809–1856), sportsman and naturalist, was the fourth son of General the Hon. Frederick St John (1765–1844), second son of Frederick, second Viscount...

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Weir, Thomas [Tom] (1914–2006), mountaineer, naturalist, and broadcaster

Robin N. Campbell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Natural History. 1436 words.

Weir, Thomas [Tom] (1914–2006), mountaineer, naturalist, and broadcaster, was born on 29 December 1914 at 310 Springburn Road, Glasgow, the youngest of the four children of Thomas Weir...

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