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Lyons, Sir Henry Georgelocked

(1864–1944)
  • Elizabeth Baigent

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Lyons, Sir Henry George (1864–1944), geologist and museum director, was born in London on 11 October 1864, the son of Thomas Casey Lyons, and his wife, Helen, daughter of George Young, of Apsley Towers, Ryde, Isle of Wight. His father, who was of Irish descent, had retired from the ...

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(1920–)
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)