Darwin, William Erasmus, 1839-1914

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Birth 1839-12-27
Death 1914

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William Erasmus Darwin (1839-1914) was born on 27 December 1839, the son of the naturalist Charles Darwin. He was educated at Rugby before entering Christ's College, Cambridge, in 1858 (B.A., 1862; M.A., 1889), and was admitted to Lincoln's Inn in 1861. Darwin was Director of Grant and Maddison's Union Banking Co., Southampton, 1888-1903, and Chairman of the Southampton Water Company. He was an amateur geologist, and member of the Geological and Anthropological Societies. He died at Sedbergh, Yorkshire, on 8 September 1914.

From the guide to the William Darwin: Library catalogue, Late 19th-early 20th century, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)

Epithet: son of Charles Darwin, banker and geologist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000560.0x00025e

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