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Frederick William Hope


Clergyman, entomologist and print collector. Curate of Frodesley, Shropshire, 1823. President of the Entomological Society, 1835–6, 1839-40 and 1845-6. 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



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.