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Erasmus Galton


Naval officer and landowner. Son of Samuel Tertius Galton and Violetta Galton, née Darwin. Brother of Francis Galton. After giving up the navy, took up farming in Loxton, Somerset. Justice of the peace and deputy lieutenant of Somerset.


Darwin pedigree

Pearson 1914–30, 1: 125 n. 1


Darwin pedigree: Pedigree of the family of Darwin. Compiled by H. Farnham Burke. N.p.: privately printed. 1888. [Reprinted in facsimile in Darwin pedigrees, by Richard Broke Freeman. London: printed for the author. 1984.]

Pearson, Karl. 1914–30. The life, letters and labours of Francis Galton. 3 vols. in 4. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.