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Sharp, Davidlocked

(1840–1922)
  • J. F. M. Clark

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Sharp, David (1840–1922), entomologist, was born on 15 October 1840 at Towcester, Northamptonshire, the only son (there were also three daughters) of William Sharp, currier, and his wife, Sarah Pepler. He spent his childhood in Stony Stratford and, from 1851, in London. After attending several preparatory schools, he entered ...

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