William Williamson Newbould

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Rev. William Williamson Newbould F.L.S (20/1/1819-16/4/1886)

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Biography

Born at Sheffield on 20 January 1819.
Trinity College, Cambridge, BA 1842, MA 1845.
Attended lectures by JS Henslow, and was a friend of Charles Cardale Babington and Frederick Townsend.
Ordained deacon in 1844 and priest in 1845, became curate of Bluntisham, Huntingdonshire.
1848 curate of Comberton, Cambridgeshire.
18 October 1855 Married Mary Louisa Kendall, niece of the rector of Comberton, Rev. James Fendall, who survived him.
About 1860 moved to Turnham Green, London, and later Albany Street, Regent's Park, devoting his time to botany.

After temporary duty at Honington, Warwickshire, moved to Kew Green 1879, where, for the rest of his life, he took part in services at Kew and Petersham churches.
Died at Kew, 16 April 1886, and buried in Fulham cemetery.

Societies

1841 Fellow of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh
1844 Founder member of Ray Society
1863 Fellow Linnean Society

Botanical excursions

(* with CC Babington who frquenly mentions Newbould in his Journal)
1842 Jersey
1845 Scotland *
1848 Wales *
1852 the north England (amongst several other occasions) *
1858 southern Ireland *
1862 with Jacques √Čtienne Gay in North Wales *

Often adopted the style of date recording as 'month/day year', as did CC Babington.


information included from the herbariaunited database

Inferred associations

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Collection activity by county

1832

1885

VC1
VC11, VC12, VC13
VC15, VC17, VC18, VC19, VC20, VC21
VC25, VC26, VC27, VC28, VC29, VC31
VC4, VC5, VC41
VC49
VC57, VC61, VC62, VC63, VC64
VC83, VC87, VC88, VC89, VC90


Examples of handwriting

 

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