Entomologist and palaeographer. Founding member of the Entomological Society of London, 1833; honorary president, 1883. Hope Professor of zoology, Oxford University, 1861–93. Entomological referee for the Gardeners’ Chronicle. Royal Society Royal Medallist, 1855.
Sources: ODNB Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1 (1833–6): xxxiv. (See the bibliography for full references to sources)