Anna Thynne with her daughters Selina and Emily
Walford, Waterford, Ireland
|Died||22 April 1866|
|Known for||marine zoology|
|Spouse||Lord John Thynne (1798–1881)|
Anna Thynne (née Beresford 1806–1866) was a British marine zoologist. She built the first stable sustained marine aquarium in 1846 and maintained corals and sponges for over three years. She was married to Lord John Thynne (1798–1881; as such she was entitled to the style "Lady John Thynne"), a Canon and Sub-Dean of Westminster Abbey, and the third son of Thomas Thynne, 2nd Marquess of Bath.
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