1-5 of 5 results  for:

  • army officer (British army) x
  • Science and technology x
Clear all

Image

Arthur Hay, ninth marquess of Tweeddale (1824–1878) by Thomas Richard Williams, c. 1860 © National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Hay, Arthur, ninth marquess of Tweeddale (1824–1878), army officer and naturalist, was born at Yester, East Lothian, on 9 November 1824, the son of George Hay, eighth marquess of Tweeddale (1787–1876), army officer and agriculturist, and his wife, Lady Susan (1797–1870), daughter of ...

Image

Richard Meinertzhagen (1878–1967) by unknown photographer, 1906 Trustees of the Col. R. Meinertzhagen Trusts / Rhodes House Library

Article

Meinertzhagen, Richard (1878–1967), naturalist and army officer, was born on 3 March 1878 at 10 Rutland Gate, Knightsbridge, London, the second son and third child in the family of four sons and five daughters of Daniel Meinertzhagen, a London merchant banker whose German family had long settled in ...

Article

Paterson, William (1755–1810), army officer and naturalist, was born on 17 August 1755 in Scotland of unknown parentage. There he developed a lifelong interest in botany. Supported by Mary Bowes, countess of Strathmore, he made four journeys from Cape Town into the interior of ...