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Fermor, Sir Lewis Leighlocked

(1880–1954)
  • Henry Crookshank
  • , revised by Andrew Grout

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Fermor, Sir Lewis Leigh (1880–1954), geologist, was born in Peckham, London, on 18 September 1880, the eldest of six children of Lewis Fermor, a bank clerk, and his wife, Maria James. Owing to illness his father retired prematurely from the London Joint Stock Bank...

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(1849–)
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society