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Henry Hugh Higgins


Clergyman and naturalist. BA, Cambridge University, 1836. Travelled in Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, 1848; West Indies, 1876. Chaplain, Rainhill Asylum, Liverpool, 1853–86. President, Liverpool Literary and Philosophical Society, 1859–62.


R. Desmond 1994.


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.