Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Macfadyen, Sir Ericlocked

  • Guy Nickalls


Macfadyen, Sir Eric (1879–1966), developer of tropical agriculture, was born in Whalley Range, Manchester, on 9 February 1879, the fifth and youngest son of the seven children of the Revd John Allison Macfadyen, minister of Chorlton Road Congregational Church, Manchester, and his wife, ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)