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Baker, Dr Robert Large (1824 – 1885)

To date (16 July 2011) one hundred and eight (108) specimens attributed to Dr Robert Large Baker (1824-1885) have been documented on Herbaria@Home (see http://goo.gl/jxWsH). These specimens  are at SLBI, BIRM, MANCH, ABS, CGE, LIV and OXF; were collected between 1872 … Continue reading

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Bagnall, James Eustace (1830 – 1918)

James Bagnall was educated at Singer’s Hill School (Hill Top).   The Headmaster was Mr. Hill;  whose son, Rowland,  is associated with the ‘Penny Black‘ stamp.  Bagnall began his working life in his father’s warehouse but in 1853 he moved to … Continue reading

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