Eyre Champion de Crespigny

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Eyre Champion de Crespigny

Born Vevey Switzerland, 5 May 1821
Educated at St. Paul's School, London, and at Heidelberg, surgeon.
1845 Indian appointment, arrived in Bombay in September.
1859 became Acting Conservator of Forests & Superintendent, Government Botanical Gardens, Dapsorie, near Poonah.
1862 compelled by failing health to return to England.
1877 New London Flora published.
Died Beckenham 15 February 1895


Biographical details included on herbarium sheet 305571 as a handwritten note:

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