Henry Francois Devis

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Dr Henry Francois Devis (1862-1938)



H F Devis, Clifton RFC 1883-84
Born 1862, Salford, Lancashire, son of Charles Walter Devis.
1878 asked a question in the Midland Naturalist, whilst living in King's Heath Birmingham.
1881 Captain King Edward's School Birmingham Cricket team.
1883-84 played Rugby Union for Clifton RFC.
1885 attending University College Bristol.
1917 described as Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians. Captain in RAMC during World War I.
31 December 1925 retired from partnership in medical practice at 160 Wells Rd, Knowl, Bristol.
Died 1938, Penzance, Cornwall.

An older brother, Edwin Charles John Devis, born 1856 in Breame, Somerset, was a civil engineer, who left for New York in 1891 and may have died in 1900 at Cleveland, Ohio.

information included from the herbariaunited database

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VC5, VC6, VC9
VC34, VC37, VC38
VC48, VC49

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references and external links

  • Kent DH & Allen DE. 1984. British and Irish Herbaria. London.

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