Reference Entry

Lankester, Edwin (1814–1874), public health reformer and natural historian

Mary P. English

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/16054

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Social and Cultural History
  • Labour and Demographic Economics
  • Medicine and Health
  • Natural History

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

Lankester, Edwin (1814–1874), public health reformer and natural historian, was born on 23 April 1814 at Melton, near Woodbridge, Suffolk. His father, William Lankester (1791–1818), was a builder who died of tuberculosis at the age of twenty-seven leaving his widow, Susan, née Taylor...

Reference Entry.  1771 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Social and Cultural History ; Labour and Demographic Economics ; Medicine and Health ; Natural History

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.