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Notebook of Francis Linley Blathwayt

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MS. 15225

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Notebook containing handwritten notes on cries and call notes of British waders, n.d. [c.1915-c.1937].

Dates

  • n.d. [c.1915-c.1937]

Extent

1 volume

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. 15225

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15225

Overview

Notebook of Francis Linley Blathwayt.

Biographical / Historical

Reverend Francis Linley Blathwayt (1875-1953) was educated at Malvern College and Hertford College, Oxford. He held curacies in Lincoln from 1900 to 1909 and was then successively Rector of Doddington, Lincolnshire (1909-1916), Melbury Osmond, Dorset (1916-1929), and Dyrham, Gloucestershire (1929-1953).

He was a member of the British Ornithologists' Union and served as Secretary of the Vertebrate Zoology Section of the Lincolnshire Naturalists' Union (1906-1919, President 1918), President of the Ornithological Section of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society (1920-1949), and Vice-President of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society (1925-1953).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
Title
Notebook of Francis Linley Blathwayt
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by EAD version by Jen Patterson
Date
2019
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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