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William Bazeley

William Bazeley had premises at 27 Sheep Street, Northampton. He was a naturalist and taxidermist as well as a dealer in British and foreign live birds, entomological supplies, beekeeping requisites, fern cases and aquaria. William Bazeley appears to have prepared a number of specimens for local landowner Lord Lilford, who was President of the British Ornithologists Union from 1867-1896.

Goosander, Merganser merganser, female, shot at Ravensthorpe Reservoir, Ravensthorpe, Northamptonshire, 1891 and prepared by William Bazeley HMCMS:Bi2003.14.2 
Perch, Perca fluviatilis, prepared by William Bazeley HMCMS:Bi2003.14.8

Goosander

Goosander, Merganser merganser, female
Shot at Ravensthorpe Reservoir, Ravensthorpe, Northamptonshire, 1891 and prepared by William Bazeley
Accession no HMCMS:Bi2003.14.2

Specimen label from William Bazeley

Perch

Perch, Perca fluviatilis, prepared by William Bazeley
Accession no HMCMS:Bi2003.14.8