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Darwin Correspondence Project

Edward Caldwell Rye


Entomologist. Contributed articles on Coleoptera to the Weekly Intelligencer, the Zoologist, and the Entomologist’s Annual. Offered a position on the staff of the Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine, 1864. Contributed to Zoological Record from 1870; later became its editor. Elected fellow of the Zoological Society of London, 1874. Librarian of the Royal Geographical Society, 1875–85. Married Isabella Sophia, second daughter of George Robert Waterhouse, in 1867.




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.