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Darwin Correspondence Project

Mr Fletcher

fl. 1843–59

Schoolmaster in Down. Copyist for CD, 1843–8; received charitable payments from CD, 1858–9. Perhaps Joseph Fletcher (1789/90–1861), b. Warlingham, Surrey and living in Sevenoaks, Kent, 1841, 1851, 1861; two of his sons were born in Cudham, Kent, around 1830.


BMD (Death index)

Census returns of England and Wales 1841 (The National Archives: Public Record Office HO107/485/4/33/19), 1851 (HO107/1613/255/38), 1861 (RG9/488/25/8)

Freeman 1978


Freeman, Richard Broke. 1978. Charles Darwin: a companion. Folkestone, Kent: William Dawson & Sons. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, Shoe String Press.