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Cheesman, (Lucy) Evelyn (1881–1969), entomologist and explorer

Elizabeth J. Morse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; World History; Maps and Map-making; Australasian and Pacific History; History of the Americas. 1806 words.

Cheesman, (Lucy) Evelyn (1881–1969), entomologist and explorer, was born on 8 October 1881 at Court Lodge, Westwell, near Ashford, Kent. She was the third of the five children of Robert...

Gilbert, John (1812–1845), zoological collector and explorer in Australia

Clemency Thorne Fisher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 910 words.

Gilbert, John (1812–1845), zoological collector and explorer in Australia, was born on 14 March 1812 in Newington Butts, London, the son of William Gilbert (b. c.1793), a carpenter, and his...

Smeathman, Henry (1742–1786), explorer and entomologist

Starr Douglas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; African History; Maps and Map-making. 2067 words.

Smeathman, Henry (1742–1786), explorer and entomologist, was born in Scarborough, Yorkshire, on 9 February 1742, the youngest of eight children born to William Smeathman, a distiller and...