Robert Waring Darwin

1766–1848

CD’s father. Physician. Had a large practice in Shrewsbury and resided at The Mount. Son of Erasmus Darwin (ODNB) and his first wife, Mary Howard. Married Susannah, daughter of Josiah Wedgwood I (ODNB), in 1796. FRS 1788.

Sources: Freeman 1978. (See the bibliography for full references to sources)