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People & Organisations

Paterson, Leonie

  • PAT
  • Person
  • 1973-present

Archivist at RBGE from 2000-present

Hemsley, William Botting

  • HWB
  • Person
  • 1843-1924

Hemsley began working at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in1860 as an Improver before becoming their Herbarium's Assistant for India and then the Keeper of Kew's Herbarium and Library.

Jackson, Benjamin Daydon

  • JAC
  • Person
  • 1846-1927

Secretary of the Linnean Society and compiler of Index Kewensis.

Masters, Maxwell Tylden

  • MTT
  • Person
  • 1833-1907

English botanist and taxonomist, Masters was editor of the Gardener's Chronicle between 1866 and 1907.

Roxburgh, Dr. William

  • ROX
  • Person
  • 1751-1815

Scottish surgeon and botanist, referred to as the Father of Indian botany.

Madden, Edward

  • MAD
  • Person
  • 1805-1856

Born in Ireland in 1805, Madden was an Officer in the Bengal Artillery between 1830 and 1849. He sent seeds to Glasnevin Botanic Garden in Dublin between 1841 and 1849, and after this collected plants in Aden, Suez, Cairo and Malta. He became President of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh in 1853 and was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
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