William Strong Hore
Rev. William Strong Hore F.L.S (29/3/1807-19/2/1882)
Born Stonehouse, Plymouth 29 March 1807.
Undergraduate at Queens' College Cambridge, 1826-1830.
BA 1830, MA 1840. Ordained deacon 1831, priest 1832.
Christmas day 1831, when Assistant Stipendiary Curate to Saltash, was guest preacher, probably at Stoke Damerel, where his university friend Charles Darwin was in the congregation, shortly before joining the Beagle.
1838 discovered Long-headed Clover, Trifolium molinerii, to the west of Lizard Point.
Curate of Stoke Damerel, Devon, 1841–1847.
Curate of All Saints', Norwich, 1848–1850.
Rector of St Clement's, Oxford, 1850–1855.
Vicar of Shebbear with Sheepwash, Devon, 1855–1882.
Died 19 Feb 1882 at Penrose Villas, Barnstaple.
William Henry Harvey named the genus Horea Harv. in his honour.
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