Seebohm, Henry, 1832-1895

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Dates:
Birth 1832-07-12
Death 1895-11-26

Biographical notes:

Henry Seebohm (1832-1895), ornithologist, was born on 12 July 1832. His parents were members of the Society of Friends, and he was educated at the Friends' School at York, before becoming a steel manufacturer at Sheffield. Seebohm visited Holland, Greece, Asia Minor, Scandinavia, Germany and Siberia to carry out ornithological study, and subsequently published his findings. He joined the British Ornithologists' Union and the Zoological Society in 1873, and was a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society from 1878, and its secretary, 1890-1895. He died on 26 November 1895.

From the guide to the Henry Seebohm: Ornithological Notebook, 1869-1872, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)

From the guide to the Henry Seebohm: Journals and Notes, 1875-1881, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)

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Subjects:

  • Ornithology
  • Natural history

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Smyrna (Turkey) (as recorded)
  • Sussex (England) (as recorded)
  • Petchora River (Russia) (as recorded)
  • Derbyshire (England) (as recorded)
  • Kent (England) (as recorded)
  • Helgoland (Germany) (as recorded)
  • Northumberland (England) (as recorded)
  • Constantinople (Turkey) (as recorded)
  • Yorkshire (England) (as recorded)
  • Yennesie River (Russia) (as recorded)
  • Denmark (as recorded)
  • Siberia (Russia) (as recorded)
  • Siberia (as recorded)
  • Netherlands (as recorded)