CodeGB/110/1/146
Dates1739-1821
Person NameDavies; Hugh (1739-1821); Church of England clergyman and botanist
SurnameDavies
ForenamesHugh
EpithetChurch of England clergyman and botanist
ActivityMA Oxford 1763. FLS 1790. Curate of Llangefni, Anglesea 1763-1766; Llan-faes and Penmon, Anglesea 1766-1775; and Penmynydd, Anglesea 1775-1778. Rector of Llandegfan with Beaumaris, 1778-1787. Rector of Aber, Caernarvonshire 1787-1816. Suffered a nervous condition from 1801 and returned to Beaumaris. Long friendship with Thomas Pennant (GB/110/1/36). Provided data for Pennant's "British Zoology" and William Hudson's "Flora Anglica". Contributed to Smith and Sowerby's "English Botany", Smith's "Flora Britannica", and Turner and Dillwyn's "The Botanist's Guide through England and Wales" (1805).

Herbarium at Natural History Museum, London. Manuscripts at Royal Society of London. Letters at Natural History Museum; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; and National Library of Wales. Fungi manuscript and drawings at Natural History Museum.
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