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Whitelegge, Thomas (1850-1927)

Thomas Whitelegge was what some have termed a “working man naturalist” or “artisan naturalist” – that is to say, he had relatively little in the way of formal education but nevertheless, through interest and application, became a respected botanist and … Continue reading

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Ley, Augustin (Rev) 1842 – 1911

Augustin Ley’s family had in its origins in Devon.  His father, William Henry, was Oxford educated and was, at one stage, Head Master of the Cathedral School in Hereford.  Declining health meant that he resigned from the school and took … Continue reading

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