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Townsend, Frederick (1822 -1905)

Frederick Townsend was born in Rawmarsh, Yorkshire, where his father the Rev. E J Townsend was Rector.  He was the grandson of Mr Gore Townsend of Honington Hall, Warwickshire.  He was educated at Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge  (where he … Continue reading

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Hore, Revd. William Strong (1807 ? – 1882)

Hore was essentially a Devonshire botanist, but during the course of his life he moved around and was ‘well connected’.  He was born in Stonehouse, Plymouth in 1807 and some years later was an undergraduate at Cambridge.  It was here … Continue reading

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