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Bennett, Alfred William (1833–1902), botanist and publisher

R. J. Cleevely.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany; Publishing. 928 words.

Bennett, Alfred William (1833–1902), botanist and publisher, was born on 24 June 1833 at Clapham, Surrey, the second son of William Bennett (d. 1873), tea dealer and botanist, and his wife,...

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Irvine, Alexander (bap. 1794, d. 1873), botanist and bookseller

D. E. Allen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Botany; Publishing. 672 words.

Irvine, Alexander (bap. 1794, d. 1873), botanist and bookseller, was born at Daviot, Aberdeenshire, the son of James Irvine of Skellarts, a well-to-do farmer, and baptized there on 27 April...

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Luxford, George (1807–1854), botanist and printer

D. E. Allen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing; Botany. 516 words.

Luxford, George (1807–1854), botanist and printer, was born on 7 April 1807 at Sutton in Surrey, from where the family subsequently moved to nearby Reigate. At the age of eleven he was...

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