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date: 03 December 2020

Vickerman, Keithlocked

  • F. E. G. Cox


Vickerman, Keith (1933–2016), protozoologist, was born on 21 March 1933 at 30 Wakefield Road, Huddersfield, the oldest of three children of Jack Vickerman (1905–1978), a coal merchant’s driver, and his wife, Mabel, née Dyson (1910–1966). From a very early age he showed an interest in geology and natural history, and when he was about twelve his parents gave him a brass microscope which stimulated an interest in microscopy that was to continue for the rest of his life. He was educated at ...

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