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Macfadyen, Sir Ericlocked

(1879–1966)
  • Guy Nickalls

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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, ...

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