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.

AuthorPlants of South Kent’ 1829; Preface to Howe’s ‘ Ferns of Derbyshire,’ 1861. Contributed to ‘Flora of Derbyshire.  Described Ophrys arachnites and Statice binervosa for Supplement to Smith’s English Botany .




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