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Cobbold, Thomas Spencer (1828–1886), helminthologist, was born at Ipswich on 26 May 1828, the third son of the Revd Richard Cobbold (1797–1877), novelist, and his wife, Mary Anne Waller (bap. 1801, d. 1876). He was educated at Charterhouse School, and in 1844 became a pupil of ...


Leiper, Robert Thomson (1881–1969), helminthologist, was born on 17 April 1881 in Witch Road, Kilmarnock, Scotland, the eldest of three children of John Leiper (d. 1895), tailor, and his wife, Jessie Aird. He was educated at the board school, Coters End, and at ...


Robert Thomson Leiper (1881–1969) by unknown photographer, 1938 Wellcome Library, London