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Henry Denny


Zoologist and botanist. Specialised in entomology, studying parasitic insects. Curator and assistant secretary, museum of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Leeds, 1826–71. Secretary to the West-Riding Geological and Polytechnic Society.



Gilbert 1977


Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London (1870–1): lxxxiv–lxxxv


DNB: Dictionary of national biography. Edited by Leslie Stephen and Sidney Lee. 63 vols. and 2 supplements (6 vols.). London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1912. Dictionary of national biography 1912–90. Edited by H. W. C. Davis et al. 9 vols. London: Oxford University Press. 1927–96.

Gilbert, Pamela. 1977. A compendium of the biographical literature on deceased entomologists. London: British Museum (Natural History).

ODNB: Oxford dictionary of national biography: from the earliest times to the year 2000. (Revised edition.) Edited by H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. 60 vols. and index. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2004.