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Crosfield, George (1785–1847), botanist and Quaker publicist

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/6788

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Crosfield, George (1785–1847), botanist and Quaker publicist, was born on 26 May 1785 at Warrington, the son of George Crosfield (1754–1820) and his wife, Ann. His parents left Warrington in 1799, leaving the fourteen-year-old Crosfield to work in a grocery business there, a chain of events which gave him remarkable self-reliance. He acted as secretary to the ...

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Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches ; Religion ; Botany

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