William Henry Purchas
Rev. William Henry Purchas BA (12/12/1823-16/12/1903)
Parson. His special interests were Rubus, Rosa and Hieracium.
Born 12 December 1823 Ross on Wye, Herefordshire.
1855-1857 Durham University.
1857 ordained into Church of England.
1857-1865 served at Tickenhall, Derbyshire.
1865 Lydney, Gloucestershire.
1870-1903 Alstonfield, Staffs.
Died 16 December 1903
1889 Coauthor with Rev Augustin Ley of 'Flora of Herefordshire'.
He was a member of Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club.
See entry in meiosis
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- Augustin Ley
- Botanical Exchange Club of The British Isles
- Charles Bailey
- William Hunt Painter
- John Bland Wood
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