Philip Henry Gosse
Person Male Born 6/4/1810 Died 23/8/1888
Zoologist. Born Worcester. 1827 sailed to Newfoundland where his interest in entomology began. He also travelled to Alabama and Jamaica studying the local natural sciences, returning to London in 1846. He was then one of the people who introduced aquariums to the viewing public. At one time a lay preacher, he rejected Darwin's evolution theory in his 1857 book 'Omphalos'. Father of Edmund.