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Vigors, Nicholas Aylward (1785/1786-1840), zoological administrator and quinarian

Adrian Desmond

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Vigors, Nicholas Aylward (1785/1786-1840), zoological administrator and quinarian, was born at Old Leighlin, co. Carlow, Ireland, the son of Nicholas Aylward Vigors (1755-1828) and his first wife, Catherine, daughter of Solomon Richards of Solsboro, co. Wexford. He entered Trinity College, Oxford, in 1803, and was also admitted a student at ...

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