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William John Broderip


Magistrate and naturalist. BA (Oriel College), Oxford, 1812. Called to the bar, 1817. Magistrate in London, 1822–56. A founder of the Zoological Society of London, 1826. Possessed an unrivalled conchological cabinet. FRS 1828.



Sarjeant 1980–96.


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.

Sarjeant, William A. S. 1980–96. Geologists and the history of geology: an international bibliography. 10 vols. including supplements. London: Macmillan. Malabar, Fla.: Robert E. Krieger Publishing.