Suddenly, everyone wants a claim to Darwin! BBC: Scotland 'inspired' Darwin's work BBC: Darwin's help from Welsh journey Mid Devon Star: County marks Darwin's Devon connections My maternal grandmother came from Shropshire, you know. As did Darwin. He and I must practically be cousins. Mind you, as Darwin showed, aren't we all? By Richard Carter, FCD Writer and photographer Richard Carter, FCD is the founder of the Friends of Charles Darwin. He lives in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.Website • Facebook • Twitter • Newsletter • Books View all of Richard Carter, FCD's posts.