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Henry Doubleday


Naturalist. In business as a grocer, ironmonger, and insurance agent in Epping, Essex. Corresponded with many naturalists and contributed observations on birds, plants, and insects to scientific journals. Founder member of the Entomological Society of London. Published Nomenclature of British birds (1836) and Synonymic list of British lepidoptera (1850).



Post Office directory of the six home counties 1862.


ODNB: Oxford dictionary of national biography: from the earliest times to the year 2000. (Revised edition.) Edited by H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. 60 vols. and index. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2004.

Post Office directory of the six home counties: Post Office directory of the six home counties, viz., Essex, Herts, Kent, Middlesex, Surrey and Sussex. London: W. Kelly & Co. 1845–78.