Albany Hancock

Geologist, Award Winner

1806 – 1873

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Who was Albany Hancock?

Albany Hancock, English naturalist, biologist and supporter of Charles Darwin, was born on Christmas Eve in Newcastle upon Tyne. He is best known for his works on marine animals and coal-measure fossils. Albany Hancock was brother to the naturalist John Hancock. The brothers lived with their sister, Mary Jane, at 4 St. Mary’s Terrace, Newcastle, now part of a listed terrace at 14-20 Great North Road.

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Born
Dec 24, 1806
Siblings
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Education
  • Royal Grammar School, Newcastle
Lived in
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
Died
1873

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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