Edward Blencowe Gould
Gould was the first to bring Siamese cats to Europe in 1884 when he brought a pair of these cats back to Britain for his sister, Lilian Jane Gould, who went on to be co-founder of the Siamese Cat Club in 1901. The cats were shown at The Crystal Palace in 1885. 
Gould started his career as a junior interpreter in Siam (modern days Thailand) on 20 January 1868. Shortly after, he became first and later on second assistant on 1 May 1878. He became Consul in Siam on 27 November 1885 before being transferred to Port Said, Egypt on 13 August 1891 and then Consul General in Alexandria on 1 November 1897.
He married Alice Elizabeth Gordon (1870-unknown), in 1895 Sussex, with no issue.
He retired on 3 November 1909 and died seven years later in 1916 at his home in Devon.
His brother was the actor James Nutcombe Gould (1849-1899).
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