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Frederick William Hope


Entomologist and clergyman. Curate of Frodesley, Shropshire, 1823. President of the Entomological Society, 1835 and 1846. Founded a professorship of zoology at Oxford University in 1849, and in the same year donated his entomological and other collections. FRS 1834.



Gilbert 1977.


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).