Person    | Male  Born 12/7/1904  Died 29/4/2003

Max Nicholson

Categories: Animals, Gardens / Agriculture

Countries: Ireland

Pioneering environmentalist, ornithologist and internationalist, a founder of the World Wildlife Fund, initiator of the Jubilee Walkway. Father of Piers Nicholson, sundial designer.

Born Ireland as Edward Max Nicholson. His family moved to England in 1910, settling in Staines.

Every year on Nicholson's birthday a group of people walk a section of the Jubilee Walkway in London to celebrate his work in establishing the route.

There are other memorial sundials: at the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust at the London Wetland Centre in Barnes; at Sedbergh School in Cumbria, where Nicholson went to school.

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Max Nicholson

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Max Nicholson sundial

This sundial has Roman numerals for winter time and Arabic ones for summer ti...

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Gizmo

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Margaret Mary Damer Dawson

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