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Theodore Thomson Flynn (1883 - 1968)

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Theodore Thomson Flynn
Born in Coraki, New South Wales, Australiamap
Brother of
Husband of — married in St John's Church of England, Balmain North, New South Wales, Australiamap
Died in Liss, Hampshire, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Nov 2014 | Last significant change: 12 Dec 2018
08:04: Peter Jones proposed a merge of Flynn-3288 and Flynn-1576 with a comment. [Thank Peter for this]
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Theodore Thomson Flynn was the son of John Thompson Flynn and his wife Jessie Thomson. He was educated at Fort Street High School, Sydney, the Sydney Training College for Teachers, and the University of Sydney, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1907 and gained the university medal and the Johns Coutts scholarship in biology. On 23 January 1909 he married Lily Mary Young at St John's Church of England, Balmain North, Sydney, Australia.

He was appointed to the Newcastle and West Maitland Technical colleges, lecturing in chemistry and physics. His main interest remained in the natural sciences and in 1909 he became lecturer in biology at the University of Tasmania. In 1911 he accept the first chair of biology in Hobart as the Ralston professor. He earned his Doctor of Science degree at the University of Sydney in 1921 for work on marsupial embryology. In September 1930 he left Hobart for London to continue his research on marsupial embryology. In 1931 he took up the chair of zoology at Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

He was a fellow of the Linnean and Zoological societies in London, a fellow of the International Institute of Embryology in Utrecht, and a member of the Royal Irish Academy. After his retirement in 1948 as emeritus professor, he resided in Surrey, England. He died at Liss, Hampshire, England on 23 October 1968.


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On 12 Dec 2018 at 08:04 GMT Peter Jones wrote:

Flynn-3288 and Flynn-1576 appear to represent the same person because: Per, the father of Errol Leslie Flynn (1909-1959) was Theodore Thomson Flynn (1883-1968). There seem to be some erroneous details on which are preventing the required merge from proceeding.

On 28 Oct 2018 at 02:25 GMT Deborah (Kalksma) Marxsen wrote:

Flynn-3288 and Flynn-1576 are not ready to be merged because: I have reason to believe that he is a brother of Mary (Flynn) Flint, who resided at Gracemere in Rockhampton, Queensland. I do not yet know who her parents are and need some more information, but Yes, they do look like the same person. If you happen to find out any more about siblings of this person it would be much appreciated. There is a family story that Errol his son, stayed with Mary (my grandfather's paternal grandmother), for a while before moving to New Guinea and then on to USA...she called him her nephew, her brother's son.

On 27 Oct 2018 at 03:55 GMT Peter Jones wrote:

Flynn-3288 and Flynn-1576 appear to represent the same person because: Duplicated profile

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