Adrian Hardy Haworth

Adrian Hardy Haworth

Adrian Hardy Haworth

Birth : 19 April 1767 Kingston upon Hull

Death : 24 August 1833(1833-08-25)(aged 66) Little Chelsea,London

Personal Information

Name Adrian Hardy Haworth
Birth 19 April 1767 Kingston upon Hull
Birth Place Kingston upon Hull
Death (1833-08-25)(aged 66) Little Chelsea,London
Died At Little Chelsea,London
Nationality British
Fields Entomology,botanyandcarcinology
Institution Göttingen University(Hon. DSc)
Famous Research Lepidoptera Britannica

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Events Occured in Scienctist Life


He married three times, firstly in 1792 to Elizabeth Sidney Cumbrey (died 1803), secondly in 1805 to Amy Baines (died 1813), and lastly in 1819 to Elizabeth Maria Coombs, who survived him.


In 1792 he settled in Little Chelsea, London, where he met William Jones (1750–1818) who was to have a great influence on him.


He became a Fellow of the Linnean Society of London in 1798.


Family Crangonidae Haworth, 1825 Family Porcellanidae Haworth, 1825and named 22 new genera of moths.


In 1812 he wrote the first paper in Volume 1 of the Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, a review of previous work on British insects.


In 1833, he lent support to the founding of what became the Royal Entomological Society of London having been President of its predecessor.