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Biographical entry Gray, George Robert (1808 - 1872)

Born
8 July 1808
London, England
Died
6 May 1872
Occupation
Ornithologist

Summary

George Robert Gray was in charge of the bird collection at the British Museum from 1831. He published articles on specimens received by the Museum, including from Australia.

Details

Born London, 8 July 1808. Died London, 6 May 1872. Senior Assistant to his brother, J.E. Gray, Keeper of the Zoological Department, British Museum; in charge of the bird collection, British Museum from 1831.

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Gregory Macalister Mathews - Records, 1900 - 1949, MS 1465; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.