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(age 19) at MAGDALENE, May 30, 1848.
[5th] s. of William, Esq. (Pembroke College, Oxford 1801) [M.P. for Ipswich], of Elveden Hall, Suffolk.
B. June 11, 1829, at Geneva.
Matric. Michs. 1848; B.A. 1853; English essay prize, 1852 and 1853; M.A. 1856.
Holding the Drury travelling fellowship, made ornithological researches in Lapland, 1855, with John Wolley and in Iceland, 1858, in the West Indies, 1857, and in Spitzbergen, 1864.
Professor of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy, 1866-1907.
President of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 1879.
Pioneer of zoological study at Cambridge, and an early champion of bird protection.
F.R.S., 1870; Royal medal, 1900.
Gold medal of the Linnean Society, 1900.
Author, Ornithology of Iceland, 1863; Dictionary of Birds, 1873-6; Oothera Wolleyana, 1863-1902.
Edited the Ibis, 1865-70.
J.P. for Suffolk.
Died June 7, 1907, at Cambridge.
Left his natural history collections and library to the University.
Brother of Edward (1853) and Robert M. (1839). (D.N.B.; Proc.
Royal Soc. (1908), XLV.; Who was Who.)
|Alfred NEWTON |
Approx. lifespan: 18291907
pens. aged 19 Magdalene College adm1848:05:30
5th s. of William NEWTON, Esq. [(sch] Pembroke College [Oxford] (1801) ) M.P. for: : Ipswich, [Suffolk], , of Elveden Hall, Elveden, Suffolk ,
b. Geneva, [Switzerland], 1829:06:11
English essay Prize 1852, and 1853
Holding the Drury travelling fellowship, made ornithological researches Lapland , 1855,
with John Wolley and in Iceland 1858,in the West Indies , 1857,
and Spitzbergen, [Norway], 1864
Professor of Zoology: and Comparative Anatomy 1866-1907
President of: CB, ???, Philosophical Society 1879
Pioneer of zoological study CB, ???, , and an early champion of bird protection.
Royal Medal: 1900
Gold Medal of Linnean Society 1900
Publ.: Ornithology of Iceland 1863;
Dictionary of Birds 1873-6;
Oothera Wolleyana 1863-1902.
Publ.: Edited the Ibis 1865-70.
J.P. for: : Suffolk ,
d. 1907:06:07 at CB, ???, [Cambridgeshire],
Left his natural history collections and library to University.
brother of Edward NEWTON (1853)
brother of Robert M. NEWTON (1839)
( D.N.B.; Proc. Royal Society (1908), XLV .; Who was Who .)
[add:]Some letters at Magdalene College ; large collection in Zoology Dept. Library[:add]
[add:]Portrait by C.W. Furse in Dept. of Zoology; portrait, 1866, by Lowes Dickinson, at Magdalene College ; Photographs: CAS G.112, G.240; Autotype: CAS: F.136[:add]
[add:](Goodison: CP : 374; Atkinson, 433)[:add]
[add:] bur. Ascension Parish Burial Ground, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire , [:add]
[add:](Martin Packer, 2014)[:add]