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Gerald Durrell OBE
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British Conservationist and Author
Gerald Durrell OBE

Gerald Malcolm Durrell

Age

70

Born

7 Jan 1925

Died

30 Jan 1995

Gerald Durrell OBE Bio Details

Full name

Gerald Malcolm Durrell

Gender

Male

Age

70

Date of birth

7 Jan 1925

Birth place

Jamshedpur, India

Date of death:

30 Jan 1995

Place of death

St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

Cause of death

complications related to a liver transplant

Aged 10 years Gerald was given a governess, Miss Burroughs, after his mother, Louisa had a nervous breakdown.
In 1958, Mr. Durrell founded a zoo in Trinity on Jersey.  Here he began breeding rare animals for reintroduction into the wild.  He later founded the Wildlife Preservation Trust International, a conservation group in 1971.
The author of 37 books including such best sellers as "My Family and Other Animals" (Viking, 1956), "The Bafut Beagles" (Viking, 1954) and "A Zoo in My Luggage" (Viking, 1960).
The author of 37 books including such best sellers as "My Family and Other Animals" (Viking, 1956), "The Bafut Beagles" (Viking, 1954) and "A Zoo in My Luggage" (Viking, 1960).

Gerald Durrell OBE Siblings

Margery Durrell

Sister

Lawrence Durrell

Brother

Leslie Durrell

Brother

Margo Durrell

Sister

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Jacquie Durrell

Divorced

married 26 Feb 1951
divorce 1979

Lee Durrell MBE

Married

Gerald Durrell OBE Family

Gerald Durrell OBE's parents:

Gerald Durrell OBE's father was Lawrence Durrell Gerald Durrell OBE's mother was Louisa Durrell


Gerald Durrell OBE's current partners:

Gerald Durrell OBE's wife was Lee Durrell MBE


Gerald Durrell OBE's former partners:

Gerald Durrell OBE's former wife is Jacquie Durrell


Gerald Durrell OBE's siblings:

Gerald Durrell OBE's brother was Lawrence Durrell Gerald Durrell OBE's sister is Margery Durrell Gerald Durrell OBE's brother was Leslie Durrell Gerald Durrell OBE's sister is Margo Durrell


Gerald Durrell OBE's nieces and nephews:

Gerald Durrell OBE's niece is Penny Durrell Gerald Durrell OBE's niece was Sappho Durrell Gerald Durrell OBE's niece/nephew is Anthony Kondos Gerald Durrell OBE's nephew is Nick Breeze


Gerald Durrell OBE's grandparents:

Gerald Durrell OBE's grandfather is George Dixie Gerald Durrell OBE's grandfather was Samuel Durrell Gerald Durrell OBE's grandmother was Dora Durrell


Gerald Durrell OBE's great grandparents:

Gerald Durrell OBE's great grandfather is William Johnstone Gerald Durrell OBE's great grandfather is Samuel Stearne Gerald Durrell OBE's great grandmother is Mahala Page


Gerald Durrell OBE's in laws:

Gerald Durrell OBE's father in law was Harold McGeorge Gerald Durrell OBE's mother in law is Harriet McGeorge Gerald Durrell OBE's step-mother in law is Betty McGeorge Gerald Durrell OBE's brother in law is Harold McGeorge Gerald Durrell OBE's sister in law is Harriet Thompson