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Darwin Correspondence Project

Letter

Thomas Campbell Eyton

1809–80

Shropshire naturalist. Friend and Cambridge contemporary of CD. Author of several works on natural history. On coming into possession of the family estate at Eyton, Shropshire, in 1855, he built a museum for which he formed a collection of skins and skeletons of European birds. A magistrate throughout his adult life.

Source

ODNB.