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Conder, Peter John

Nicholas Hammond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Ornithology. 946 words.

Conder, Peter John (1919–1993), ornithologist and conservationist, was born on 20 March 1919 at 81 Thornton Avenue, Streatham, London, the son of John Reynolds Conder, a shipbroker, and his...

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Forbush, Edward Howe

Keir B. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Ornithology. 1270 words.

Forbush, Edward Howe (24 April 1858–08 March 1929), ornithologist and conservationist, was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, the son of Leander Pomeroy Forbush, a school principal, and Ruth...

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Gerrard, Edward

Pat Morris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Zoology and Animal Sciences. 602 words.

Gerrard, Edward (1810–1910), taxidermist, was born in Oxford on 20 October 1810, the son of Edward Gerrard, greengrocer. After moving to London with his parents he was employed by the...

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Gunn, Thomas Edward

Pat Morris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Zoology and Animal Sciences. 898 words.

Gunn, Thomas Edward (1844–1923), taxidermist, was born at Trafalgar Street, Lakenham, Norwich, Norfolk, on 5 November 1844, the son of Robert Gunn, coachbuilder, and his wife, Charlotte, néenull...

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Kear, Janet

Eileen Rees.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Ornithology. 1200 words.

Kear, Janet (1933–2004), ornithologist and conservationist, was born on 13 January 1933 at 26 Mount Park Road, Ealing, Middlesex, the younger daughter of Harold Kear, trade association...

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Nicholson, (Edward) Max

Jeremy J. D. Greenwood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Ornithology. 2691 words.

Nicholson, (Edward) Max (1904–2003), ornithologist and environmentalist, was born on 12 July 1904 at Kilternan, co. Dublin, Ireland, the elder son of Edward Prichard Nicholson (1875–1945),...

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Pearson, Thomas Gilbert

Marcus B. Simpson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Ornithology. 1380 words.

Pearson, Thomas Gilbert (10 November 1873–03 September 1943), ornithologist and conservationist, was born in Tuscola, Illinois, the son of Thomas Barnard Pearson and Mary Eliott, farmers....

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Rothschild, Dame Miriam Louisa

Catharine M. C. Haines.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Natural History; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 2292 words.

Rothschild, Dame Miriam Louisa (1908–2005), naturalist, entomologist, and conservationist, was born on 5 August 1908 at Ashton Wold, Ashton, near Oundle, Northamptonshire, the eldest...

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Rothschild, (Nathaniel) Charles

Michael Jolles.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Banking. 1259 words.

Rothschild, (Nathaniel) Charles (1877–1923), banker, entomologist, and conservationist, was born on 9 May 1877 at 6 Buckingham Gate, Belgravia, London, the second son and the youngest of...

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Rowan, William

Marianne Gosztonyi Ainley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Zoology and Animal Sciences. 985 words.

Rowan, William (1891–1957), zoologist and conservationist, was born at the Schlössli, Schloss Binningen, Basel, Switzerland, on 29 July 1891, the fifth child of Irish railway engineer...

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