Charles Waterton

Charles Waterton (June 3, 1782 – May 27, 1865) was an English naturalist and explorer.

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Walton Hall, West Yorkshire
... It was the ancestral home of the naturalist and traveller Charles Waterton, who made Walton Hall into the world's first wildfowl and nature reserve ... Waterton's son, Edmund, sold the estate ... The Waterton Collection is now in Wakefield Museum ...
Charles Waterton - Legacy
... Waterton Lakes, now a national park in Alberta, Canada, was named for Charles Waterton by Thomas Blakiston in 1858 ... Charles Waterton also has a Wakefield road and a school named after him (Waterton Junior and Infant school) in the estate of Lupset, Wakefield ...

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