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Sir William Hooker

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Sir William Hooker

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

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 Joseph and Sir William Hooker

Plaque unveiled by Princess Alexandra.

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