Authorised form of namePickard-Cambridge; Octavius (1828 - 1917)
Other forms of nameOctavius Pickard-
Other forms of surnameCambridge
Dates1828 - 1917
Date of birth03 November 1828
Date of death09/03/1917
OccupationClergyman, Church of England
Research fieldZoology
Durham University. BA (1858), MA (1859)
Ordained (1858); curate of Scarisbrick (1858); Assistant to his father (1860); travelled with a pupil in Egypt and Corfu (1864) and in Palestine, Syria, Greece, Austria and Germany (1865); an authority on Arachnida and left his collection to Oxford University
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election09/06/1887
RelationshipsSon of George Picard, Rector of Bloxworth, who added the name Cambridge on inheriting the estates of his cousin, C O Cambridge; succeeded his father (1868); married Rose Wallace, daughter of Rev James Wallace, Head master of the Grammar School, Sevenoaks
Bulloch's Roll
Proc Roy Soc Series B 1919-1920 vol 91 pp xlix-liii signed by E B P
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA6571
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/9/692Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Rev Octavius Pickard Cambridge, Fellow of the Royal Society29 June 1894
NLB/5/144Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to the Rev Octavius Pickard-Cambridge, Fellow of the Royal Society2 April 1891
NLB/11/256Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to A Robertson, Senior Proctor, Bishop Hatfield's Hall, Durham20 May 1895
NLB/42/702Copy letter from Unknown Correspondent to Messrs Harrison & Sons5 September 1910
NLB/54/267Copy letter from [Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]; to Professor [Edward Bagnall] Poulton, FRS19 March 1917
MC/10/242Letter from O P [Octavius Pickard] Cambridge, Bloxworth Rectory, Blandford, to the Secretary of the Royal Society20 April 1875
EC/1887/14Pickard-Cambridge, Octavius: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/10Volume 10 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal SocietyJuly 1873-1876
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