Charles Thorold Wood

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Charles Thorold Wood (15 June 1777 – 13 March 1852) was an English ornithologist.

He was the eldest son of Willoughby Wood, of Alford, Lincolnshire. He was the author of The Ornithological Guide (1835).

Wood was a captain in the Royal Regiment of Horse Guards. He married Jane, daughter of Sir John Thorold, 9th Baronet, in 1812.[1]


  • Mullens and Swann - A Bibliography of British Ornithology (1917)


  1. ^ John Debrett, George William Collen, The Baronetage of England (1840), p. 544; Google Books.