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Dennis, James Blatch Piggott (1815-1861), palaeontologist and natural historian

Robert Halliday

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/7502

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Dennis, James Blatch Piggott (1815-1861), palaeontologist and natural historian, was born, possibly at Colchester, on 4 August 1815, the son of Philip Dennis, an army officer. After attending Bedford School from 1830 to 1833 he was admitted to Queen's College, Oxford, in 1835. He graduated in 1839 and was ordained ...

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