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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.
1866-1870 Gloucester.
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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VC13, VC17
VC6, VC33, VC34, VC35, VC36, VC37, VC41
VC43, VC46, VC48
VC49, VC52
VC38, VC39, VC40, VC55, VC57, VC58
VC61, VC62
VC69, VC70

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