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Ward, James (1802 – 1873)

There are several sheets at H@H associated with James Ward.  He was born on Christmas Day, 1802 in Wensley. He was the second son of seven; his father was Robert Ward, and his grandfather – Robert Ward from Ingerthorpe, nr … Continue reading

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Baker, John Gilbert F.R.S., F.L.S (1834-1920).

John G Baker * was born in Guisborough.    He attended Bootham School  – “the  nursery” of many Quaker naturalists (to quote D E Allen ‘The Botanists’). He worked in his father’s drapery and grocery business in Thirsk for several … Continue reading

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