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Edwin Brown

1818/19–76

Bank manager and naturalist. Employee of the Burton, Uttoxeter, and Ashbourne Union Bank in Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, 1834; manager, 1865. Member of the Entomological Society of London, 1849; fellow of the Geological Society of London and the Royal Geographical Society; member of the Botanical Society of London. A life-long friend and patron of Henry Walter Bates; Bates’s letters to him from the Amazon were published in the Zoologist, 1849–58.

Sources

Banking almanac 1865

Bates 1892, p. 20

R. Desmond 1994

Entomologist 9 (1876): 240

Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine 13 (1876–7): 116–7, 257–8.

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