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Bradshaw, Anthony David [Tony] (1926–2008), evolutionary biologist and restoration ecologist, was born at 214 Kew Road, Richmond, Surrey, on 17 January 1926, the youngest of three sons of Harold Chalton Bradshaw (1893–1943), architect, and his wife, Mary Norah Lupton, née Taylor (1890–1967), archaeologist. At the time of his birth registration his family lived at ...

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Cushing, David Henry (1920–2008), marine ecologist, was born on 14 March 1920 at 10 Prudhoe Street, Alnwick, Northumberland, the son of William Ewart Wittrick Cushing (1891–1980), schoolmaster, and his wife, Isobel, née Batchelder (1892–1988). He attended Duke's School, Alnwick, and the Royal Grammar School, Newcastle upon Tyne...

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Darling, Sir Frank Moss Fraser (1903–1979), ecologist, was born Frank Moss Darling, on 23 June 1903 at 3 Soresby Street, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, the son of Harriet Ellse Cowley Darling. No father's name was entered on his birth certificate. However, on his first and third marriage certificates ...

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Charles Sutherland Elton (1900–1991) self-portrait, 1968 © reserved; collection Corpus Christi College, Oxford; photograph News International Syndication / National Portrait Gallery, London

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Elton, Charles Sutherland (1900–1991), animal ecologist, was born on 29 March 1900 at Withington, Manchester, the youngest of the three children, all sons, of Oliver Elton (1861–1945), literary scholar and translator, and his wife, Letitia Maynard (1865–1948), writer, daughter of the Revd Dugald MacColl...

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English, Mary Phyllis (1919–2009), mycologist and historian, was born on 10 April 1919 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaya, the eldest child of Marcus Claude English (1886–1958), rubber planter, and his wife, Gladys Nellie, née Cubitt (1891–1979). In 1926 she was sent back to England...

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Fish, Sir Hugh (1923–1999), environmental chemist and water manager, was born on 6 January 1923 in Woodlesford, Yorkshire, the second son and second of the four children of Leonard Mark Fish (d. 1963), a naval seaman and Post Office employee, and his wife, ...

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Fogg, Gordon Elliot [Tony] (1919–2005), botanist and ecologist, was born on 26 April 1919 at Langar, near Bingham, Nottinghamshire, the eldest of four children of Leslie Charles Fogg, Wesleyan minister, and his wife, Doris Mary, née Elliott. His early schooling was complicated by his father's frequent moves between circuits as a Methodist minister, from ...

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Fowden, Sir Leslie (1925–2008), plant biochemist, was born on 13 October 1925 at Birch Hill House, Wardle, Rochdale, Lancashire, the only child of Herbert Fowden (1878–1960), an iron turner at Turner Brothers, ironfounders, and his wife, Amy Dorothy (1891–1960), a cotton minder and daughter of ...

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Frankland [née Brown], Juliet Camilla (1929–2013), mycologist, was born on 30 January 1929 at High Barn Eaves, Effingham, Dorking, Surrey, the younger daughter of Walter Henry Brown (1893/4–1956), a civil servant in the Ministry of Works, and his wife, Gerda Lois, née...

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Juliet Camilla Frankland (1929–2013) by unknown photographer, 1995 © by kind permission of the British Mycological Society Archives

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Harper, John Lander (1925–2009), plant population ecologist, was born on 27 May 1925 at Crescent Nursing Home, Rugby, Warwickshire, the elder son of John Hindley Harper (1902–1985) and his wife, Harriet Mary, née Archer (1897–1987). He attended Lawrence Sheriff Boys' Grammar School in ...

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Hyams, Edward Solomon (1910–1975), gardener and ecologist, was born at 6 Wilderton Road, Stamford Hill, London, on 30 September 1910, the son of Arthur Hyams, a newspaper advertising manager, and his wife, Annie Dollie, formerly Leitson, otherwise Hart. He was educated at University College School...

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Kettlewell, (Henry) Bernard Davis (1907–1979), ecological geneticist and entomologist, was born on 24 February 1907 in Howden, Yorkshire, the only son of Henry Kettlewell, a merchant, and his wife, Kate Davis. He received his education at Old College, Windermere, and then at Charterhouse School...

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Kitching, John Alwyne (1908–1996), cell physiologist and marine ecologist, was born on 24 October 1908 in York, the younger child of John Nainby Kitching (1845–1914), joint managing director of an engineering firm in Leeds, and his wife, Alice Edith, daughter of the Revd George Yeats...

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Lamb, Christopher John (1950–2009), plant biochemist, was born Malcolm Stewart Dixon on 19 March 1950 at the Purey Cust Nursing Home, York, the son of Elizabeth Dixon, a student nurse, of 42 Kilburn Road, York. He was adopted by John Mungall Lamb (1910–2003)...

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Lambert, Joyce Mildred (1916–2005), botanist and ecologist, was born on 23 June 1916 at 50 Oakbank Grove, Herne Hill, London, the daughter of Loftus Sidney Lambert, clerk for an electrical supply company, and later estate agent, and his wife, Mildred Emma, née Barker...

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McConnell (née Lowe), Rosemary Helen [known as Rosemary Lowe-McConnell; Ro] (1924–2014), ichthyologist, was born on 24 June 1921 at 49 Huskisson Street, Liverpool, daughter of Harold Newton Lowe (1886–1974), barrister and later deputy director of education for ...

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Mellanby, Kenneth (1908–1993), ecologist, was born on 26 March 1908 at Chapellfield, Barrhead, Renfrewshire, the son of Alexander Lawson Mellanby (1871–1951), professor of mechanical engineering at the Royal Technical College, Glasgow, and his wife, Annie, formerly Maundel. His uncle John Mellanby (1878–1939) was Waynflete professor of physiology at ...

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Moore, (Sir) Norman Winfrid, third baronet (1923–2015), conservationist, entomologist, and ecologist, was born on 24 February 1923 at the North-Eastern Hospital for Children, 29 Lower Seymour Street, London, the oldest of four children of Sir Alan Hilary Moore, second baronet (1882–1959), surgeon and medical officer of health, and his wife, ...