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Arthur Rawson


Clergyman. Ordained deacon, 1841; priest, 1842. Curate, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, 1841–3; perpetual curate, Trinity Church, Bromley, Kent, 1843–82. Cultivated orchids and florists’ flowers, particularly pelargoniums.


Alum. Cantab.

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.

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.