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date: 16 April 2021

Vigors, Nicholas Aylwardlocked

(1785/6–1840)
  • Adrian Desmond

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Vigors, Nicholas Aylward (1785/6–1840), zoological administrator and quinarian, was born at Old Leighlin, co. Carlow, Ireland, the son of Nicholas Aylward Vigors (1755–1828) and his first wife, Catherine, daughter of Solomon Richards of Solsboro, co. Wexford. He entered Trinity College, Oxford, in 1803, and was also admitted a student at ...

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National Portrait Gallery, London
University College, London
Gentleman's Magazine
J. Burke, , 4 vols. (1833–8); new edn as , 3 vols. [1843–9] [many later edns]
(1801–)
Linnean Society of London