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Bennett, Alfred William (1833 – 1902)

Alfred William Bennett, MA FLS (24/6/1833 – 23/1/1902).   Alfred William Bennett was born in Clapham in 1833. William, his father was a successful businessman (tea dealer) and the family  moved down to Brockham.  William bred emus, and was a … Continue reading

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Thompson, Harold Stuart (1870-1940).

Harold Stuart Thompson was the son of William T. Thompson and Agnes M. Fitzroy Thompson in 1870. He studied at the Sidcot and Bootham  Schools, excelling in botany and physical geography. He devoted his life to the study and collection … Continue reading

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