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date: 22 February 2020

Dawkins, Sir William Boydlocked

  • Geoffrey Tweedale


Dawkins, Sir William Boyd (1837–1929), geologist and palaeontologist, was born on 26 December 1837 at the vicarage, Buttington, near Welshpool, the only son of the Revd Richard Dawkins and his wife, Mary Ann Youngman. He was educated at Rossall School, an Anglican public school near ...

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