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Samuel Owen Glenie


Clergyman. BA, Peterhouse, Cambridge, 1829. MA, Lambeth, 1849. Appointed colonial chaplain, Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), 1834. Also appointed chaplain at Trincomalee, and at Kandy, at various times from 1840; returned to Trincomalee in 1851. Retired on pension, 1871. Fellow of the Linnean Society of London, 1863–73.


Alum. Cantab.

Colonial Office list

R. Desmond 1994.


Alum. Cantab.: Alumni Cantabrigienses. A biographical list of all known students, graduates and holders of office at the University of Cambridge, from the earliest times to 1900. Compiled by John Venn and J. A. Venn. 10 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1922–54.

Colonial Office list: The Colonial Office list … or, general register of the colonial dependencies of Great Britain. London: Edward Stanford; Harrison & Sons. 1862–99.

Desmond, Ray. 1994. Dictionary of British and Irish botanists and horticulturists including plant collectors, flower painters and garden designers. New edition, revised with the assistance of Christine Ellwood. London: Taylor & Francis and the Natural History Museum. Bristol, Pa.: Taylor & Francis.