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The Hookers of Kew

Father and son botanists, Sir William Jackson Hooker and Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker

Professor Harold Lambert will be talking on the plant collector and botanist, William Jackson Hooker who was appointed the first director of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew in 1841, and his son Joseph Hooker who was appointed director at Kew in 1865. In 1883 Sir Joseph was awarded the Society of Arts’ Albert Medal for ‘promoting an accurate knowledge of the floras and economic vegetable products of the colonies and dependencies of the Empire’


Professor Harold Lambert | talks


Date and Time:

22 June 2005 at 6:00 pm


1 hour



St Mary's Church Hall
Church Street

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Organised by:

William Shipley Group for RSA History
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£5 members £7 non-members

Available from:

Susan Bennett, Honorary Secretary, WSG, 7 Drakes Drive, Ducks Hill Road, Northwood HA6 2SL. email: susan@bennett.as

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