Borrer, William

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William Borrer (1781-1862), botanist, was born at Henfield, Sussex, on 13 June 1781, and educated at private schools at Hurstpierpoint and Carshalton, Surrey. He left school early, and received further education from tutors. Borrer travelled around Britain collecting species of plants, and made contributions to botanical publications. He was a Fellow of the Royal, Linnean and Wernerian Societies. He died at Henfield on 10 January 1862.

From the guide to the William Borrer: Correspondence and notes, 19th century, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)

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associatedWith Lindley John 1799-1865 person
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