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Strachey, Sir Richard (1817-1908), scientist and administrator in India

Robert Hamilton Vetch and Elizabeth Baigent

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/36341

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Strachey, Sir Richard (1817-1908), scientist and administrator in India, was born on 24 July 1817 at Sutton Court, Pensford, Somerset, the seat of his uncle, Sir Henry Strachey, second baronet (1772-1858). He was the third of six sons born to Edward Strachey and his wife, Julia Woodburn, third daughter of ...

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