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Wilson, Edward Adrian (1872–1912), Antarctic explorer and naturalist

Ann Savours.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; World History; Maps and Map-making. 1805 words.

Wilson, Edward Adrian (1872–1912), Antarctic explorer and naturalist, was born on 23 July 1872 at 6 Montpellier Terrace, Cheltenham, the second son and fifth child of the nine surviving...

Wollaston, Alexander Frederick Richmond [Sandy] (1875–1930), naturalist and explorer

T. G. Longstaff.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; World History; Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; Asian History; African History. 1689 words.

Wollaston, Alexander Frederick Richmond [Sandy] (1875–1930), naturalist and explorer, born on 22 May 1875 at Clifton, Bristol, was the second son of George Hyde Wollaston (1844–1926), a...

Woodward, Samuel Pickworth (1821–1865), naturalist and palaeontologist

R. J. Cleevely.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Palaeontology. 1141 words.

Woodward, Samuel Pickworth (1821–1865), naturalist and palaeontologist, was born on 17 September 1821 in Briggs Lane, Norwich, the second son of Samuel Woodward (1790–1838), bank clerk and...