Walter Drawbridge Crick

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Walter Drawbridge Crick (15 Dec. 1857, Hanslope – 23 Dec. 1903) was an English businessman (shoemaker), amateur geologist and palaeontologist.[1][2] He published with Charles Darwin.[3] He was the grandfather of Francis Crick, the molecular geneticist.[4]


  1. ^ Thompson, Beeby (1905). "Obituary. Mr. W. D. Crick, F.G.S.". Northamptonshire Natural History Society and Field Club. 12: 134–144. 
  2. ^ Sarjeant, William A. S. 1980–96. Geologists and the history of geology: an international bibliography. 10 vols. including supplements. London: Macmillan. Florida: Krieger Publishing.
  3. ^ Ridley, Matt (2004). "Crick and Darwin's shared publication in Nature". Nature. 431 (7006): 244. PMID 15372004. doi:10.1038/431244a. 
  4. ^ Ridley, Matt (30 July 2006). "Excerpt from Chapt. 1, Francis Crick: Discoverer of the Genetic Code". NY Times.