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Smith, Gerard Edward (1804–1881), botanist and Church of England clergyman

G. S. Boulger

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/25809

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Smith, Gerard Edward (1804–1881), botanist and Church of England clergyman, was born at Camberwell, Surrey, the sixth son of Henry Smith. He entered Merchant Taylors' School in January 1814, and St John's College, Oxford, as Andrew's exhibitioner, in 1822; he graduated BA in 1829. Before being ordained he published his principal botanical work, ...

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