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Buckland, Francis Trevelyan (1826–1880), pisciculturist and naturalist, was born at Christ Church, Oxford, on 17 December 1826, the son of William Buckland (1784–1856), canon of Christ Church, and his wife, Mary Buckland (1797–1857), daughter of Benjamin Morland of Abingdon, Berkshire. He was baptized on 28 June 1827, in the college....

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Ffennell, William Joshua (1799–1867), fisheries inspector, was born on 16 August 1799 at Ballybrado, Waterford, Ireland, the eldest son and second of sixteen children of Joshua William and Elizabeth Ffennell. The family's much resented exclusion from the Society of Friends through his father's liberal 'conformity to the world' led to all six sons joining the established church. A nondescript education was enhanced by country gentleman's pursuits. In 1830 he married ...

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J. K. Laughton

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Scoresby, William, senior (1760–1829), Arctic whaler and navigator, was the second child and elder son of eight children born to William Scoresby (1732–1816), a small farmer of Cropton, near Pickering, some 20 miles from Whitby, Yorkshire, and his first wife, Ann Harland (...

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Chewton Atchley

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Youl, Sir James Arndell (1811–1904), pisciculturist, born at Parramatta, New South Wales, on 28 December 1811, was the son of John Youl (1773–1827), a Church of England clergyman, and his wife, Jane Loder (d. 1877). As a child he accompanied his parents to ...