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Elwes, Henry Johnlocked

  • F. R. S. Balfour
  • , revised by Elizabeth Baigent


Elwes, Henry John (1846–1922), natural historian and traveller, was born on 16 May 1846, the eldest child of the four sons and four daughters born to John Henry Elwes (1815–1891) of Colesbourne, Gloucestershire, and his wife, Mary (d. 1913), fourth daughter of ...

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Proceedings of the Royal Society of London
Calendars of the grants of probate … made in … HM court of probate [England and Wales]
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