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Winchester, Charles (1823–75)

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  • … Charles Winchester 1823–75 Gardener. …

Fenwick, Ralph (1823–73)

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  • … Ralph Fenwick 1823–73 Firework maker. …

Perowne, J. J. S. (1823–1904)

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  • … John James Stewart Perowne 1823–1904 Clergyman. …

Layard, Frederick (1823–72)

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  • … Frederick Layard 1823–72 Colonial civil servant. …

Silliman, H. F. (1823–1907)

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  • … Henrietta Frances Silliman 1823–1907 Daughter of Benjamin Silliman. …

Vivian, W. G. (1823–1912)

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  • … William Graham Vivian 1823–1912 Industrialist and poultry fancier. …

Marsh, R. J. (1823–1911)

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  • … Rosamond Jane Marsh Marsh-Caldwell 1823–1911 Daughter of the novelist Anne Marsh- …

Masters, William (1796–1874)

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  • … 1796–1874 Nurseryman. Of Canterbury. Founded the Canterbury Museum in 1823; honorary …
  • … curator, 1823–46. Conducted hybridisation experiments on passion flowers. Designed the …

Waring, William (a) (1800/1–1877)

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  • … William Waring 1800/1–1877 Clergyman. BA, Magdalene College, Cambridge, 1823; MA, …
  • … 1826; fellow, 1823–32. Ordained deacon, 1824; priest, 1825. Archdeacon of Salop ( …

Blyth, E. M. T. (1823–57)

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  • … Elizabeth Mary Turner Blyth 1823–57 Born Elizabeth Mary Turner Sutton in London, daughter …

Colburn, Zerah (1804–39)

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  • … After unsuccessful attempts to become an actor, worked for the Board of Longitude, 1823. …
  • … Returned to America, 1823; joined the Congregational Church and then the Methodist Society …

Story-Maskelyne, Nevil (1823–1911)

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  • … and friends of Nevil Story Maskelyne, 1823–1911, pioneer Oxford scientist, photographer …
  • … Mervyn Herbert Nevil Story-Maskelyne 1823–1911 Mineralogist. Lectured on mineralogy, …

Grey, E. L. (b. 1823)

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  • … Eliza Lucy Grey b. 1823 Born Eliza Lucy Spencer. Married George Grey in 1839. Dalton …

Johnson, Henry (b) (1823–85)

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  • … Henry Johnson 1823–85 English civil and mining engineer. Worked on stratigraphy of south …

Palgrave, Elizabeth (1799–1852)

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  • … Dawson Turner. Married Francis Palgrave in 1823. L. Huxley ed. 1918. 3,12 Hooker, J. D. …

Wedgwood, Kitty (1774–1823)

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  • … Catherine Wedgwood Kitty 1774–1823 Daughter of Sarah and Josiah Wedgwood I. CD’s aunt. …

Jackson, S. M. (1823–95)

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  • … Susan Mary Jackson 1823–95 Sister of Jane Loring Gray. Married Patrick Tracy Jackson in …

Jones, John (1792–1852)

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  • … Tegid and Tegid. BA, Oxford, 1818. Chaplain, Christ Church, Oxford, 1819; precentor, 1823. …
  • … Perpetual curate, St Thomas’s, Oxford, 1823. Incumbent of Nevern parish, Pembrokeshire, …

Congreve, Mary (1745–1823)

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  • … Mary Congreve 1745–1823 Shrewsbury friend of the Darwin family. England, select births and …

Drewe, Georgina (fl. 1820s)

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  • … Drewe. Married Edward Hall Alderson in 1823. Emma Darwin (1915) Bibliography Emma Darwin ( …
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Darwin’s student booklist

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In October 1825 Charles Darwin and his older brother, Erasmus, went to study medicine in Edinburgh, where their father, Robert Waring Darwin, had trained as a doctor in the 1780’s. Erasmus had already graduated from Cambridge and was continuing his studies…

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  • … Provenance: DAR 271.1: 5 Notes 1 Franklin 1823. 8 Vo: octavo. 2 …
  • … bound with Abernethy 1819a, Abernethy 1819b and Abernethy 1823. The volume has ‘Erasmus Darwin’ on …
  • … 1819a; CD perhaps refers to Abernethy 1819b and Abernethy 1823 (see n. 3). 10 White 1826. …
  • … used in Lister 1826 for younger sons. 17 Henry 1823. Volume 2 is in the Darwin Library–CUL …
  • … Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. Abernethy, John. 1823.  Introductory lectures, exhibiting some …
  • … of a residence and travels in Colombia, during the years 1823 and 1824 . 2 vols. London: H. Colburn …
  • … of Natural History  33: 202–13. Franklin, John. 1823.  Narrative of a journey to the shores …
  • … 21, and 22 . London: John Murray. Henry, William. 1823.  The elements of experimental …

Darwin’s reading notebooks

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In April 1838, Darwin began recording the titles of books he had read and the books he wished to read in Notebook C (Notebooks, pp. 319–28). In 1839, these lists were copied and continued in separate notebooks. The first of these reading notebooks (DAR 119…

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  • … has various coloured maps by Copenhagen Botanists [?Schouw 1823] of range of plants. 13 …
  • … Flanders & Holland in 1817 [Neill, Hay, and Macdonald 1823] These three last books quoted in …
  • … Geneva— Mem. de la Soc. Genev. Tom II p. 29 [L. A. Necker 1823] read Lindleys Horticulture …
  • … 15 th ) 13 th . Minor poems of Milton [Milton 1823] & first 2 d 71  vol of …
  • … Tour by Deput. Caledon. Soc [Neill, Hay, and Macdonald] 1823] Ref at end Godwins answer to …
  • … 20 Franklins Narrative 1 st  Expedition [Franklin 1823] Oct 4 Drinkwater Siege of Gibraltar …
  • … 12 th  Necker. Mem. les Oiseaux de Geneve [L. A. Necker 1823] —— Owen on pearly Nautilus [R …
  • … [Sévigné 1801] Quentin Durward [W. Scott] 1823]. Veronica [Zschokke 1845b]. G. Gurney [Hook] …
  • … Physique, de Chimie, et de l’Histoire Naturelle  (1794–1823). 71  CD wrote “1 st ” …
  • … Majesté, La   Coquille, pendant les années   1822, 1823, 1824 et 1825 . 7 vols. Paris. …
  • … London. [Other eds.]  *119: 13v. Franklin, John. 1823.  Narrative of a journey to the …
  • … ——. 1830.  Neue Reise um die Welt, in den Jahren 1823 .   . . 1826 . 2 vols. Weimar.  119: 3a …
  • … . Paris. [Darwin Library.]  128: 4 Milton, John. 1823.  The minor poems of John Milton . …
  • … *119: 5v.; 119: 13b Necker, Louis Albert. 1823. Mémoire sur les oiseaux des  environs de …
  • … [Neill, Patrick, Hay, John, and Macdonald, James]. 1823.  Journal of a horticultural tour through …
  • … *128: 179; 128: 8 Schouw, Joakim Frederik. 1823.  Pflanzengeographische Atlas   zur …
  • …  London. [Other eds.]  119: 12b [——]. 1823.  Quentin Durward . 3 vols. London. [Other …
  • … Lamétherie and H. M. Ducrotay de Blainville. Paris. 1794–1823.  *119: 13v.; 119: 10a …
  • … la Société d’Histoire Naturelle de   Paris . Paris. 1823–34.  119: 19a Mémoires de l …
  • … Memoirs of the Board of Agriculture of New York . New York. 1823–6.  119: 19a; *128: 167 …

Alfred Russel Wallace

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Wallace was a leading Victorian naturalist, with wide-ranging interests from biogeography and evolutionary theory to spiritualism and politics. He was born in 1823 in Usk, a small town in south-east Wales, and attended a grammar school in Hertford. At the…

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  • … theory to spiritualism and politics. He was born in 1823 in Usk, a small town in south-east Wales, …

George Peacock

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George Peacock was born 9 April 1791 in Denton near Darlington in Yorkshire. He was the son of a clergyman, the Rev. Thomas Peacock, curate of Denton for 50 years and school master. George was educated at Sedbergh School, Cumbria and Richmond School in…

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  • … went on to become a fellow and then tutor of the college in 1823. During his time at Cambridge he …

Was Darwin an ecologist?

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One of the most fascinating aspects of Charles Darwin’s correspondence is the extent to which the experiments he performed at his home in Down, in the English county of Kent, seem to prefigure modern scientific work in ecology.

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  • … parasitism, mutualism, aposematism or exaptation?’, pp. 182–3.  See the paper One of the …

Books on the Beagle

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‘Considering the limited disposable space in so very small a ship, we contrived to carry more instruments and books than one would readily suppose could be stowed away in dry and secure places’. So wrote Captain FitzRoy in the Narrative (2: 18). CD, in his…

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  • … from the latest   authorities.  London and Edinburgh, 1823. (Contemporary annotations by CD and …
  • … Meteorological essays and observations.  London, 1823. (DAR 30.1: 41). ‡ Daubeny, Charles …
  • …  20 vols., 1 vol.  Supplement.  6th ed. Edinburgh, 1823. (DAR 30.2: 198v.; 33: 254). § …