James Buckman

1814–84

Geologist and agricultural botanist. Curator of the Birmingham Philosophical Institute, 1842–7. Professor of geology and botany at the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, 1847–63. Farmed according to scientific principles in Dorset, 1863–84.

Sources: DNB Sarjeant, W. A. S. 1980–96

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