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Frank Buckland’s 1874 Lecture to the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Commerce and Manufactures

In January 1874, the naturalist, writer, publisher and fisheries inspector, Mr. Frank Buckland Esq., gave one of his famous lectures to a large audience, which consisted principally of parents with their young children. The event was billed as a holiday diversion ‘especially for juveniles’ and it was held at the Society for the Encouragement of… Continue reading Frank Buckland’s 1874 Lecture to the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Commerce and Manufactures

Mr. Buckland, Mr. Walpole & Mr. Young

In 1877, Frank Buckland, Spencer Walpole and Archibald Young were commissioned by H.M. Government to inspect the ‘Scotch’ Herring Fishery. They travelled all around Scotland gathering ‘evidences’ (sic) at various locations. The following year, these evidences were published in full, along with their conclusions, a map of their route, and several appendices. The proper title… Continue reading Mr. Buckland, Mr. Walpole & Mr. Young