Henry Smith Fisher (1831-18/3/1881)
Henry Smith Fisher (1831-1881), co-editor with F M Webb of the Flora of Liverpool & District (1872-5);collected in Lancs., Cheshire and adjoining counties.
Many references in literature of the period - The Phytologist, Science Gossip and local Natural History / Philosophical Societies.
Lived in Liverpool, Scotland Road in 1853 - see snippet from The Phytologist V
and later at Dell Road - prior to his death in 1881.
Census returns indicate that he was a "collector of the Poor Rate" and Precentor.
His father was a hosier (originally from Lincoln), and he may have worked for him at one stage.
Baptismal records indicate dob February 1832, baptism Aug 1832, Shrewsbury : parents James and Louisa, living at Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury.
(To be distinguished from Harry Fisher (1860-1935) who collected in Hants and Dorset).