George Dawson Rowley (1822-1878) was the son of George William Rowley & his wife Jane Catherine née Maine. He studied at Eton and Trinity college. On October the 30th 1849 he married his cousin Caroline Frances Lindsay at Trinity Church, Maryleybone, London and had one known son George Fydell Rowley. He appeared on the 1851 U.K. census in his parent's household. In 1861 he appeared on the U.K. census as head of household at Brighton and it is there he died on 27 Nov 1878.
He was an English amateur ornithologist who published a series called Ornithological Miscellany in which he reprinted notes on bird studies of the time. He spent considerable time researching the history of the great auk and his ornithological journal included specially chosen works by the leading ornithologists of his time. He translated and published the works of Nikolai Przhevalsky.
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