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Abbot, Charles (1761–1817), botanist and entomologist

Enid Slatter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Botany. 644 words.

Abbot, Charles (1761–1817), botanist and entomologist, was born on 24 March 1761. He was educated at Winchester College and matriculated at New College, Oxford, in 1779, gaining his BA in...

Curtis, William (1746–1799), botanist and entomologist

Robert Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Botany. 805 words.

Curtis, William (1746–1799), botanist and entomologist, was born on 11 January 1746 in Lenten Street, Alton, Hampshire, into a Quaker family; his father, John Curtis, was a tanner in fairly...

Fletcher, James (1852–1908), botanist and entomologist

Pelham Edgar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Botany. 608 words.

Fletcher, James (1852–1908), botanist and entomologist, was born at Ashe, near Wrotham, Kent, on 28 March 1852, the second son of Joseph Flitcroft Fletcher and his wife, Mary Ann Hayward....

Gray, Maria Emma (1787–1876), conchologist and algologist

G. S. Boulger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Invertebrates; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 333 words.

Gray, Maria Emma (1787–1876), conchologist and algologist, was born at the Royal Naval Hospital, Greenwich, Kent, the daughter of Lieutenant Henry Smith RN, who was then resident there. In...

Haworth, Adrian Hardy (1768–1833), botanist and entomologist

G. S. Boulger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Botany. 767 words.

Haworth, Adrian Hardy (1768–1833), botanist and entomologist, was born on 19 May 1768 at Hull, a younger son of Benjamin Haworth (1728–1790), merchant and landowner, and his wife, Anne...

Monson [née Vane; other married name Hope-Vere], Lady Anne (c. 1727–1776), botanist and collector of plants and insects

Janet Browne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Agriculture and Farming; Botany. 693 words.

Monson [née Vane; other married name Hope-Vere], Lady Anne (c. 1727–1776), botanist and collector of plants and insects, was the eldest daughter of Henry Vane, first earl of Darlington (c.1...

Penny, Thomas (c. 1530–1589), botanist and entomologist

D. E. Allen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Botany. 829 words.

Penny, Thomas (c. 1530–1589), botanist and entomologist, was born at Gressingham, near Lancaster, one of two known sons of John Penny, a smallholder in the hamlet of Eskrigge in that...

Petiver, James (c. 1665–1718), botanist and entomologist

D. E. Allen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Botany. 1592 words.

Petiver, James (c. 1665–1718), botanist and entomologist, was one of at least three sons and a daughter of James Petiver, of Hillmorton, near Rugby, Warwickshire (where James was born), and...

Saunders, William Wilson (1809–1879), entomologist and botanist

Yolanda Foote.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Botany. 933 words.

Saunders, William Wilson (1809–1879), entomologist and botanist, was born on 4 June 1809 at Little London, near Wendover, Buckinghamshire, the second son of the Revd James Saunders...

Shuttleworth, Robert James (1810–1874), botanist and conchologist

G. S. Boulger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Invertebrates; Botany. 792 words.

Shuttleworth, Robert James (1810–1874), botanist and conchologist, was born at Dawlish, Devon, in February 1810, the eldest son of James Shuttleworth (d. 1846) of Barton Lodge, Preston,...

Thwaites, George Henry Kendrick (1812–1882), botanist and entomologist

G. S. Boulger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Botany. 944 words.

Thwaites, George Henry Kendrick (1812–1882), botanist and entomologist, was born at Bristol on 9 July 1812. Nothing is known of his childhood. He worked as an accountant, but devoted his...

White, Francis Buchanan White (1842–1894), botanist and entomologist

J. A. Gibson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Botany. 1035 words.

White, Francis Buchanan White (1842–1894), botanist and entomologist, was born at Perth on 20 March 1842, the eldest son of Francis Isaiah White, a well-known Perth physician active in the...