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Richard Brinsley Hinds


Naval surgeon. Served as surgeon and naturalist aboard HMS Sulphur, 1836–42. Buried in Perth, Western Australia.


Australia and New Zealand, Find a Grave index, 1800s-current (, accessed 19 July 2022)

R. Desmond 1977

England, select births and christenings, 1538–1975 (, accessed 19 July 2022)

Plarr 1930


Desmond, Ray. 1977. Dictionary of British and Irish botanists and horticulturists, including plant collectors and botanical artists. 3d ed. London: Taylor and Francis.

Plarr, Victor Gustave. 1930. Plarr’s lives of the fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Revised by Sir D’Arcy Power. 2 vols. London: Simpkin Marshall.