James Scott Bowerbank

1797–1877

London distiller and geologist with a special interest in London Clay fossils; devoted his later career to the study of sponges. Founder of the Palaeontographical Society, 1847. FRS 1842.

Sources: DNB Rec. R. Soc. London Sarjeant, W. A. S. 1980–96

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