Category Archives: Clerics

Botanists with clear associations with the Church

Crotch, William Robert (Rev), 1799 – 1877.

William R Crotch was born in Oxfordshire.  His father was a noted musician / organist (Principal of the Royal Academy of Music when it was established in 1822). He studied at New College,  Oxford and was awarded his M.A. in … Continue reading

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Smith, Rev. Gerard Edwards (1804-81)

Smith, Rev. Gerard Edwards (1804-81): born Camberwell, 1804; died Ockbrock, Derby, 21 Dec. 1881. B.A. Oxon, 1829.  Ordained 1834. Curate of Sellinge, Kent,       1830-2. Vicar of Cantley, Yorks,       1844-6; Vicar of Osmaston, Derby,  1854-71. Author … Continue reading

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