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Drummond, James Lawson (1783–1853), anatomist and naturalist, was born at Larne, co. Antrim, in May 1783, the second son (there was also a daughter) of William Drummond (d. c.1786), a Royal Navy surgeon, and his wife, Rose (née Hare). His elder brother was ...

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Robert Edmond Grant (1793–1874) by Thomas Herbert Maguire, 1852 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Grant, Robert Edmond (1793–1874), comparative anatomist and transmutationist, was born in Edinburgh on 11 November 1793. He was the seventh son in the family of twelve sons and two daughters of Alexander Grant (d. 1808), a wealthy writer to the signet, and ...

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Harrison, Sir Richard John (1920–1999), anatomist and marine biologist, was born on 8 October 1920 at 30 Carson Road, Norwood, London, the son of Geoffrey Arthur Harrison, reader in chemical pathology at London University (St Bartholomew's), and Theodora Beatrice Mary, née West. From ...

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Sir Richard Owen (1804–1892) by William Holman Hunt, 1881 © The Natural History Museum, London

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Owen, Sir Richard (1804–1892), comparative anatomist and palaeontologist, was born on 20 July 1804 in Lancaster, the sixth and youngest child and second son of Richard Owen (1754–1809) and Catherine Longworth, née Parrin (d. 1838), the daughter of Robert Parrin, a church organist in ...