John Gwyn Jeffreys

1809–85

Conchologist, zoologist and lawyer. Solicitor in Swansea until 1856, when he was called to the bar and moved to London. Justice of the peace for Glamorgan, for Brecon, and for Hertfordshire. Deputy lieutenant, Hertfordshire; high sheriff, 1877. Treasurer of the Linnean Society of London and the Geological Society of London for many years. Conducted extensive deep-sea dredging researches. FRS 1840.

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