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Authorised form of nameBates; Henry Walter (1825 - 1892)
Dates1825 - 1892
NationalityBritish
Place of birthLeicester, England
Date of birth08 February 1825
Place of deathLondon
Date of death16 February 1892
Research fieldEntomology
ActivityCareer:
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
Memberships:
FLS; FGS;
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election02/06/1881
RelationshipsSon of Henry Bates, hosiery manufacturer of Leicester; married (1861) Sarah Ann Mason of Leicester
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
References:
A Cohen, 'Roland Trimen and the merope harem' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 205-218
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/44447548
Royal Society codeNA6625
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/8Volume 8 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1867-1869
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
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