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William Pamplin


Botanist, bookseller, and publisher. Son of the nurseryman, William Pamplin (1768–1844; R. Desmond 1994); assisted his father until 1839. Botanical bookseller in Soho, London, 1839–62. Retired to Wales and tried to establish the North Wales Central Botanic Gardens. Published the Phytologist, 1855–63. Associate of the Linnean Society, 1830. Member of the Botanical Society of London.


R. Desmond 1994, Modern English biography.