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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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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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