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Walter Frank Raphael Weldon (1860–1906) by unknown photographer The College Art Collections, University of London; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London


Weldon, Walter Frank Raphael (1860–1906), zoologist and biometrician, was born on 15 March 1860, at Highgate, Middlesex, the second child of the journalist and industrial chemist Walter Weldon (1832–1885) and his wife, Anne Cotton (d. 1881). His father's wealth came from his patents of the manganese regeneration process and the magnesia chlorine process. The family moved so frequently that ...


Wrinch [married names Nicholson, Glaser], Dorothy Maud (1894–1976), mathematician and theoretical biologist, was born on 13 September 1894 in Rosario, Argentina, the elder daughter of Hugh Edward Hart Wrinch, mechanical engineer, and his wife, Ada Minnie Souter. Growing up in Surbiton, Surrey...