William Hodgson

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William Hodgson (7/4/1824-27/3/1901)

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Biography

Born 7 April 1874 at Raughton Hill near Dalston, Cumberland.
Lived at Watermillock where he was schoolmaster when he was 17.
Later schoolmaster at Aspatria.
Later addresses: 202 Victoria Terrace, Harrington Road, Workington, then Flimby, Maryport.
1884 elected Associate of the Linnean Society.
Botanical Recorder to the Cumberland and Westmorland Association for the Advancement of Literature and Science.
Wrote "Flora of Cumberland", 1898.
Died 27 March 1901 at Workington.

There is a short obituary in J Botany (1901) XXXIX p. 191.

information included from the herbariaunited database

Collection activity by county

1878

1881

VC69
VC70


Examples of handwriting

 

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references and external links

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



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