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Bradshaw, Anthony David [Tony] (1926–2008), evolutionary biologist and restoration ecologist, was born at 214 Kew Road, Richmond, Surrey, on 17 January 1926, the youngest of three sons of Harold Chalton Bradshaw (1893–1943), architect, and his wife, Mary Norah Lupton, née Taylor (1890–1967), archaeologist. At the time of his birth registration his family lived at ...

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Darling, Sir Frank Moss Fraser (1903–1979), ecologist, was born Frank Moss Darling, on 23 June 1903 at 3 Soresby Street, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, the son of Harriet Ellse Cowley Darling. No father's name was entered on his birth certificate. However, on his first and third marriage certificates ...

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Charles Sutherland Elton (1900–1991) self-portrait, 1968 © reserved; collection Corpus Christi College, Oxford; photograph News International Syndication / National Portrait Gallery, London

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Elton, Charles Sutherland (1900–1991), animal ecologist, was born on 29 March 1900 at Withington, Manchester, the youngest of the three children, all sons, of Oliver Elton (1861–1945), literary scholar and translator, and his wife, Letitia Maynard (1865–1948), writer, daughter of the Revd Dugald MacColl...

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Fish, Sir Hugh (1923–1999), environmental chemist and water manager, was born on 6 January 1923 in Woodlesford, Yorkshire, the second son and second of the four children of Leonard Mark Fish (d. 1963), a naval seaman and Post Office employee, and his wife, ...

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Fowden, Sir Leslie (1925–2008), plant biochemist, was born on 13 October 1925 at Birch Hill House, Wardle, Rochdale, Lancashire, the only child of Herbert Fowden (1878–1960), an iron turner at Turner Brothers, ironfounders, and his wife, Amy Dorothy (1891–1960), a cotton minder and daughter of ...

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Frankland [née Brown], Juliet Camilla (1929–2013), mycologist, was born on 30 January 1929 at High Barn Eaves, Effingham, Dorking, Surrey, the younger daughter of Walter Henry Brown (1893/4–1956), a civil servant in the Ministry of Works, and his wife, Gerda Lois, née...

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Juliet Camilla Frankland (1929–2013) by unknown photographer, 1995 © by kind permission of the British Mycological Society Archives

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Kettlewell, (Henry) Bernard Davis (1907–1979), ecological geneticist and entomologist, was born on 24 February 1907 in Howden, Yorkshire, the only son of Henry Kettlewell, a merchant, and his wife, Kate Davis. He received his education at Old College, Windermere, and then at Charterhouse School...

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Kitching, John Alwyne (1908–1996), cell physiologist and marine ecologist, was born on 24 October 1908 in York, the younger child of John Nainby Kitching (1845–1914), joint managing director of an engineering firm in Leeds, and his wife, Alice Edith, daughter of the Revd George Yeats...