Obituaries

THOMAS ALFRED COWARD was born in Bowdon, a Cheshire suburb of Manchester, in January, 1867. There he spent his life, and there on January 29th he died with tragic suddenness from heart…

Read More »

T H E R E was a time in the development of natural science in Britain when the study of medicine formed the foundation upon which most of the great naturalists built….

Read More »

247 OBITUARY. EDWARD BIDWELL. W E much regret to record the death of Mr. Edward Bidwell, which took place in London on November 23rd, 1929, within a few days of Ms eighty-fourth…

Read More »

IT is with very deep regret that we record the death of Mr. R. H. Read, which took place at his house in Bedford Park on August 8th, 1929, at the age…

Read More »

A BORN hunter, who in pursuit of sport with rod and gun had made many overseas expeditions, ranging from the Arctic to the Equator, Abel Chapman was also a keen fieldnaturalist of…

Read More »

ANNIE CONSTANCE MEINERTZHAGEN (nee JACKSON). IT is with the deepest regret that we have to record the death of Mrs. Meinertzhagen, which occurred as the result of a terrible accident at Swordale,…

Read More »

THE unexpected death of Miller Christy, as he signed himself and was generally known, has deprived Essex of one of its most prominent figures, for the greater part of his varied writings…

Read More »

B Y the death of James Edmund Harting we have lost one of the most prominent of the naturalists of the nineteenth century, who, though more particularly devoted to Ornithology was-also an…

Read More »

IT is so seldom that one is able to make an addition to Messrs. Mullens and Kirke Swann’s erudite Bibliography of British Ornithology that it seems worth while to record a work–if…

Read More »

the death of Michael John Nicoll at the age of 45, on October 31st last, there passed prematurely away one of the best known of the younger school of British ornithologists. The…

Read More »