James Ponsonby Brunker

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James Ponsonby Brunker (17/10/1885-14/11/1970)



A good ornithologist, and leading member of the Dublin Naturalists' Field Club.

Born 17 October 1885 at Minmore, St Kevin's Park, Dublin.
Worked for Arthur Guinness & Co. of Dublin, 1906-1945.
1909 Began a life-long association with the Boy Scout movement.
1950 Published "Flora of the County Wicklow: Flowering plants, higher cryptograms and characeae".
1957 elected a member of the Royal Irish Academy.
Died 14 November 1970 after being involved in an accident with a car whilst on a field trip to Bull Island.

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references and external links

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

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