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Mr Henry Tuke Mennell FLS (1835-9/12/1923)



Henry Tuke Mennell FLS
English botanist; president of the Croydon Microscopical and Natural History Club, 1885-1886; read "On the flora and vegetation of western Canada" to that Society, 26th November 1884; Fellow of the Linnaean Society. Committee member and Honorary member of the Newcastle NHS. A member of the Society of Friends (Quakers).

Born 19 Jun 1835 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, son of George Mennell & Hannah Tuke.
Married Maria Bradley Newman daughter of Dr. Edward Newman and Maria Preston Hale, on 14 May 1868. Maria was born in 1842 in Peckham, London and died on 25 Feb 1912 in Scarborough, Yorkshire aged 70. They had six children. He worked as a Tea Merchant (as did his father), and in 1912 operated as a dealer at St Dunstan's Buildings, Great Tower Street, London EC.
Wrote "Across Canada to the Rocky Mountains, from a botanist's point of view", 1885.
1915 published a pamphlet 'Friends' War Victims Fund, 1870-71'.
Died 9th December 1923 aged 88.

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VC9, VC10
VC13, VC14, VC15, VC16, VC17
VC27, VC28
VC36, VC48
VC60, VC62, VC64, VC65, VC66, VC69
VC77, VC88, VC89, VC92, VC96, VC98

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