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Lowe, Richard Thomaslocked

  • Yolanda Foote


Lowe, Richard Thomas (1802–1874), naturalist, was born on 4 December 1802 in Derbyshire, the only child of Thomas Lowe (d. 1803/4), a naval officer, and his wife, Susanna Dorothy (1778/9–1841). He was educated at Brewood School, Staffordshire, and in 1821 entered Christ's College, Cambridge...

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