See also:British naturalist, was
See also:born in
See also:London on the 3rd of
See also:June 1784 . His
See also:father was a newspaper
See also:agent, and he succeeded to the business, and prosecuted it till within a few years of his
See also:death . He acquired the reputation of being the best shot and the first
See also:angler in the metropolis, and soon also became an expert naturalist . In 1825 he was elected a
See also:fellow of the Linnean Society, of which he subsequently became treasurer, and was a diligent contributor to their Transactions; and he was one of the
See also:original members of the Zoological Society . The greater
See also:part of his leisure towards the end of his
See also:life was devoted to his two
See also:works, The
See also:History of British Fishes (2 vols., 1836) and The History of British Birds (2 v01s., 1843) . These works from the first took
See also:rank as standard authorities . He died at Yarmouth on the 1st of
See also:September 1856 .
YAROSLAVL, or YAROSLAV
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