Robert Morton Middleton

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Robert Morton Middleton FLS (25/1/1846-8/8/1909) == biography == <Robert Morton Middleton junior, born 25 January 1846 at Sowerby, Yorks, died at Wallington, Surrey, on 8 August 1909. He was a collector of natural history specimens and a Fellow of the Linnean Society (1880), who lived for a time in Tennessee, receiving a Smithsonian letter. He collected in Chile (plants at BM and Mc Gill) and corresponded with many naturalists of his day; in 1890 he donated more than 3,000 specimens to McGill University. After returning to England in 1892, he was a Temporary Assistant at the Natural History Museum until his death.


Robert Morton Middleton, father of the above, Land Agent of Kirkgate, Thirsk, born on 9 May 1818, died at Thirsk, 31 July 1898. He was agent to J. Backhouse & Co., bankers.>

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