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Darwin Correspondence Project

Richard Irwin Lynch

1850–1924

Gardener and botanist. Became a student gardener at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in 1867; foreman of the herbaceous department, 1870; foreman of the propagation department, 1871. Curator of the Cambridge University Botanic Garden, 1879–1919. Associate of the Linnean Society, 1881. Honorary MA, University of Cambridge, 1906.

Sources

Employment book (f. 48), Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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