Authorised form of nameBates; Henry Walter (1825 - 1892)
Dates1825 - 1892
Place of birthLeicester, England
Date of birth08 February 1825
Place of deathLondon
Date of death16 February 1892
Research fieldEntomology
Apprenticed to a hosier in Leicester; travelled to the Amazon with Alfred Russel Wallace (FRS 1893) (1848); returned to England (1859); published 'Naturalist on the River Amazons' (1863); died of bronchitis
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election02/06/1881
RelationshipsSon of Henry Bates, hosiery manufacturer of Leicester; married (1861) Sarah Ann Mason of Leicester
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
A Cohen, 'Roland Trimen and the merope harem' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 205-218
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA6625
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1881/09Bates, Henry Walter: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/8/237Letter from H W [Henry Walter] Bates, Royal Geographical Society, 15 Whitehall Place, to the Royal Society3 August 1868
MC/9/563Letter from H W [Henry Walter] Bates, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Geographical Society, 1 Savile Row, Burlington Gardens, to Professor T H [Thomas Henry] Huxley, Secretary of the Royal Society24 May 1873
MC/9Volume 9 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1870-June 1873
MC/8Volume 8 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1867-1869
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