- Edward Buxton (conservationist)
He was the third son of Sir
Edward North Buxton, 2nd Baronet(1812–1858), and his wife, Catherine Gurney. Both father and son were called "Edward North Buxton" and both became Members of Parliament. The son was elected MP for the Walthamstow constituency in 1885–6 as a Liberal [SOURCE: Elizabeth Baigent, ‘Buxton, Edward North (1840–1924)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/53188, accessed 5 Nov 2006] ] .
E.N. Buxton was an advocate of the provision of open, accessible land, particularly near cities. He and his brother Thomas [Described by
ODNBas "Buxton, Sir (Thomas) Fowell, third baronet (1837–1915), philanthropist, brewer, and colonial governor", not to be confused with his Grandfather, who bore the same name. ] , played a major part in saving Epping Forest, Hainault and Hatfield Forests for public use.
Books by E.N.Buxton
* The ABC of
Free Trade. An address (1882)
* Epping Forest (1884 and many subsequent editions)
* Short Stalks: or, Hunting camps north, south, east, and west ... (1892)
* Two African trips with notes and suggestions on big game preservation in Africa (1902)
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