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Whittington, Harry Blackmorelocked

(1916–2010)
  • Simon Conway Morris

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Whittington, Harry Blackmore (1916–2010), geologist and palaeontologist, was born on 24 March 1916 at 6 St Peter's Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, the only son of Harry Whittington, a capstan worker in a gunsmith's, and his wife, Edith Mary, née Blackmore. In 1918 his father died, a victim of the pandemic of Spanish influenza. ...

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