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Sir Gavin Rylands de Beer (1899–1972) by Elliott & Fry, 1950 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Beer, Sir Gavin Rylands de (1899–1972), zoologist and historian, was born on 1 November 1899 at Malden, Surrey, the only son and elder child of Herbert Chaplin de Beer, journalist, and his wife, Mabel. Herbert was the son of Arnold de Beer and ...


Fowler, George Herbert (1861–1940), zoologist and historian, was born in Lincoln on 4 September 1861, the only child of the Revd John Fowler (1823/4–1902), headmaster of Lincoln grammar school, and his wife, Martha Bodley, daughter of William Hulme Bodley, a Brighton medical practitioner, and sister of the architect ...


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Fowler, William Warde (1847–1921), historian and ornithologist, was born at Langford Budville, Somerset, on 16 May 1847, the second son of John Coke Fowler, stipendiary magistrate at Merthyr Tudful and afterwards at Swansea, and his first wife, Augusta Bacon, granddaughter of John Bacon RA...