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Parsons, H F (1846 – 1913).

Henry Franklin Parsons was a civil servant and doctor (medical inspector). He trained at St Mary’s – see below (a snippet from The Lancet) : He and his family lived at  Whitworth Road, South Norwood and then Oakhyrst, 4 Park … Continue reading

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Bennett, Arthur (1843-1929)

Arthur Bennett was an enthusiastic botanist. Inspection of various sheets at the Herbarium@Home indicates that apart from his collecting activities, he cultivated various root stocks, cuttings and seeds in his Croydon garden from a wide variety of localities (as the … Continue reading

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