Ref NoMS/5
TitleRemarks on the botany of Madeira and Teneriffe [Tenerife] - Charles J.F. Bunbury
AdminHistorySir Charles James Fox Bunbury was born at Messina in 1809 and was the son of Sir Henry Bunbury by his first wife, a niece of Charles James Fox. He studied at Trinity College, Cambridge and on leaving in 1837, he went with Sir George Napier to the Cape for rare plants, the results of which were published in Hooker's Journal of Botany. He also collected plants which he dispatched to W.H. Harvey. On his return in 1844, Bunbury married Frances, second daughter of Mr Leonard Horner, and sister of Lady Lyell. This family connected led to a deepened interest in geology and as well as being a botanist, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society and the Geological Society. He was elected a Fellow of the Linnean Society on 19 November 1833 and contributed 2 botanical papers to the Journal of the Linnean Society. He died 19 June 1886.
DescriptionPaper by Charles J.F. Bunbury entitled 'Remarks on the botany of Madeira and Teneriffe [Tenerife]' which was read at meetings of the Linnean Society on 6 March 1855 and 3 April 1855.

Also contains a photocopy of a letter by Joseph D. Hooker, dated 4 June [18]55, discussing the papers of F.F. Allemao and C.J.F. Bunbury.
Date1855 - 1855
Extent1 folder
Related MaterialPhoto PP/B/60 392 #2; Proc. 1886-87 p.35
NotesNumber of PrevRefNo refers to the number assigned to the paper when it was received by the Linnean Society and registered in the Society Papers register [SP/R].

Papers such as this are normally listed as Society Papers (reference SP) rather than under the Manuscript sequence (reference MS).
Publn_NoteThe paper was published in the Proceedings of the Linnean Society Botanical, 1 p1-35.
PrevRefNoNo. 1121
Finding_AidsHas slip index with list done by Enid Slatter in green guard book, housed on shelf next to MS/05.
Creator NameBunbury, Charles J.F.
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