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Frank Evers Beddard was born in Dudley on 19 June 1858. He was educated at Harrow then studied at New College, Oxford. He took the degrees of M.A. and D.Sc. Beddard was naturalist to the 'Challenger' Expedition Commission from 1882 to 1884. He became a Fellow of the Royal Society of London in 1892. Beddard was Prosector of the Zoological Society, 1884-1915, and Lecturer in Biology at Guy's Hospital, and has also been an Examiner in Zoology and Comparative Anatomy at the University of London, and in Morphology at Oxford and the University of New Zealand. His publications include Animal coloration: an account of the principal facts and theories relating to the colours and markings of animals (1892), Text-book of zoogeography (1895), A monograph of the oligochaeta (1895), Structure and classification of birds (1898), A book of whales (1900), and Earthworms and their allies (1912). Frank Evers Beddard died on 14 July 1825.
From the guide to the Collection of Correspondence of Frank Evers Beddard (1858-1925), 1872-1920, (Edinburgh University Library)