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date: 13 May 2021

Herdman, Sir William Abbottlocked

(1858–1924)
  • R. N. Rudmose Brown
  • , revised by Margaret Deacon

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Herdman, Sir William Abbott (1858–1924), marine zoologist, was born at 32 Danube Street, Edinburgh, on 8 September 1858, the eldest of the four sons of the artist Robert Herdman (1828–1888), and his wife, Emma, née Abbott, of Maryborough, Queen's county, Ireland. He was educated at ...

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