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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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Fryer, Alfred (1826 – 1912)

Fryer’s father (Daniel) was a ‘gentleman farmer”, and a partner in a brewery. Through his (boarding) school in Leicestershire , Alfred Fryer formed friendships with Henry Walter Bates (the explorer, whose name is forever associated with Batesian mimicry) and Alfred … Continue reading

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