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Gompertz, Lewis (1783/4–1861), animal rights campaigner and inventor, was the youngest of the fifteen children of Solomon Barent Gompertz (1729–1807/8), merchant, of Walthamstow and Vauxhall, and the fifth son of his second marriage, to Leah (Lydia; 1747×9–1809), daughter of Benjamin Cohen. An elder brother was ...

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Phillips [née Barron], Eliza [known as Mrs Edward Phillips] (1822/3–1916), a founder of the (Royal) Society for the Protection of Birds (SPB), was the daughter of George Barron (1763?–1852). Little is known about her early life apart from a story noted in her only obituary (...

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Smith, (Ida) Phyllis Barclay- (1902–1980), ornithological administrator, was born on 18 May 1902 at 57 Glisson Road, Cambridge, the second of three daughters, with one son, of Edward Barclay-Smith, professor of anatomy at Cambridge University, and his wife, Ida Mary, née Rogers. She was educated at ...

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Williamson [née Bateson], Emily (1855–1936), a founder of the (Royal) Society for the Protection of Birds, was born at Highfield, Lancaster, on 17 April 1855 the daughter of Frederick Septimus Bateson and Eliza Frost. On 8 June 1882 she married the solicitor ...