Fletcher, Sir Lazarus (1854–1921), museum director and mineralogist, was born at 11 Williamson Street, Salford, on 3 March 1854, the eldest child of six sons and two daughters of Stewart Fletcher of Salford and his wife, Betty, née Gregory. He was educated at ...
Lyons, Sir Henry George (1864–1944), geologist and museum director, was born in London on 11 October 1864, the son of Thomas Casey Lyons, and his wife, Helen, daughter of George Young, of Apsley Towers, Ryde, Isle of Wight. His father, who was of Irish descent, had retired from the ...
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McLintock, William Francis Porter (1887–1960), geologist and museum director, was born on 2 February 1887 in Edinburgh, the third child and elder son of Peter Buchanan McLintock, cashier, and his wife, Jane (née Porter). He was educated at George Heriot's School and ...
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Regan, Charles Tate (1878–1943), zoologist and museum director, was born at Long Street, Sherborne, Dorset, on 1 February 1878, the only son of Charles James Regan, music master at Sherborne School, and his wife, Maria Jane, daughter of William Tate, author of The Modern Cambist...
Robinson, John Ebdon [known as John Ebdon] (1923–2005), planetarium director and broadcaster, was born on 22 December 1923 at Durham House, 102 Crouch Hill, London, the son of William Ewart Robinson, export and import merchant, of 109 rue du Relais, Ixelles, Brussels...
Maker Walter Bird
Scott, Sir Terence Charles Stuart Morrison- (1908–1991), zoologist and museum director, was born on 24 October 1908 in Paris, the only son of Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Charles Stuart Morrison-Scott (d. 1938), barrister, and his wife, Amy A. Mosselmans. After Eton College and Christ Church, Oxford...
Sheppard, Thomas (1876–1945), museum director and writer on geology, was born on 2 October 1876 in South Ferriby, Lincolnshire, but spent his entire life in east Yorkshire. He was the eldest of a family of ten born to Harvey Sheppard (1848–1912) of Wiltshire...
Maker Thomas Rodger
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Wilson, George (1818–1859), chemist and museum director, the son of Archibald Wilson (1784–1843), a wine merchant from Argyll, and his wife, Janet Aitken, was born at Edinburgh on 21 February 1818 with a twin brother, John, who died in 1836. His elder brother, ...