Richard Hill

1795–1872

Jamaican-born magistrate and planter who was educated in England. Active in the anti-slavery movement. Naturalist who specialised in the ornithology of Jamaica. Assisted Philip Henry Gosse (1810–88) in the preparation of works on the natural history ofJamaica the island.

Sources: Cundall, Frank 1920

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