Strachey, Sir Richard
- R. H. Vetch
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Strachey, Sir Richard (1817–1908), scientist and administrator in India, was born on 24 July 1817 at Sutton Court, Pensford, Somerset, the seat of his uncle, Sir Henry Strachey, second baronet (1772–1858). He was the third of six sons born to Edward Strachey and his wife, ...