Ref NoMS/10
TitleA catalogue of plants observed near Hertford - W.H. Coleman
AdminHistoryWilliam Higgins Coleman (1812 - 1863) was born in 1812, son of John and Constantia Coleman, and was baptised in Finsbury, London. He was educated as at St John's College, Cambridge, graduating in 1836, and awarded an M.A in 1838. He was later ordained deacon and priest by the Bishop of Lincoln. He sometimes worked as a master at The Grammar School at Ashby-de-la-Zouch. He was also a master at the Grammar School of Christ's Hospital, Hertford. Between 1840 and 1847, he was involved in the preparation of the 'Flora Hertfordiensis' (Plants of Hertford) with the Rev. R H Webb. He died on 12 September 1863 at Burton on Trent.
DescriptionDraft catalogue by W.H. Coleman entitled 'Plants of Hereford' on the cover and 'A catalogue of plants observed near Hertford by W.H. Coleman' on the title page, and dated 1839. Includes a preface, dated 22 May 1839, by Coleman, thanking Miss Mansers of Hertford and the Rev. W.H. Webb of Essenden for their assistance and stating that this catalogue may later form the basis of a published "Flora Hertfordiensis".
Extent1 volume
Acquisition'Presented by Priscilla Ransom, 1933' is written at the beginning of the volume
Creator NameColeman, William Higggins
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