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Vigors, Nicholas Aylward

Adrian Desmond

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/28283

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Vigors, Nicholas Aylward (1785/6–1840), 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 Soulsborough, co. Wexford. He entered Trinity College, Oxford, in 1803, and was also admitted a student at ...

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