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Albany Hancock

Albany Hancock (24 December 1806 – 1873) 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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