Person    | Male  Born 6/7/1785  Died 12/8/1865

Sir William Hooker

Botanist. Born William Jackson Hooker at 7 Magdalen Street, Norwich. He collected specimens of mosses from Scotland and Iceland. Became first director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in 1841. Father of Joseph. Knighted in 1836. Died in Kew.

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Sir William Hooker

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Sir Joseph and Sir William Hooker

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