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Fry, Sir Edwardlocked

(1827–1918)
  • J. E. G. de Montmorency
  • , revised by Sinéad Agnew

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Fry, Sir Edward (1827–1918), judge and zoologist, was born in Union Street, Bristol on 4 November 1827, the second son of Joseph Fry (1795–1879) and Mary Ann, née Swaine. Both his parents were Quakers. His father, a manufacturer of chocolate and cocoa, was a man with strong religious and philanthropic interests. A supporter of free trade, he continued the family tradition in business. ...

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(1920–)