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Macleay, William Sharplocked

(1792–1865)
  • J. F. M. Clark

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Macleay, William Sharp (1792–1865), entomologist, was born in London on 31 July 1792, the eldest son of the seventeen children of Alexander Macleay (1767–1848), entomologist, colonial secretary (1825–36), and speaker (1843–6) of the first legislative council of New South Wales, and his wife, ...

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