Frederick Gowland Hopkins 1861-1947

  title={Frederick Gowland Hopkins 1861-1947},
  author={Henry Hallett Dale},
  journal={Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={115 - 145}
  • H. Dale
  • Published 1 November 1948
  • History
  • Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society
Parentage and Ancestry Frederick Gowland Hopkins was born in 1861 at Eastbourne, whither hisparents had moved on their marriage. His paternal great-grandfather was a Captain Hopkins, R.N., who, according to family tradition, commanded a ship at Trafalgar. The Captain is said to have had a large family, and some of the sons, including our subject’s grandfather, went into business in London. Two other members of this family deserve special mention. One of them, Manley Hopkins, became Consul… 
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