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Henry Stephen (Henry) Reeks


Farmer and writer on natural history. Member of a farming family in Thruxton, Hampshire. Visited Newfoundland and wrote on the plants there. A frequent contributor to the Entomologist.


BMD (Birth index

Death index)

Census returns of England and Wales 1881 (The National Archives: Public Record Office RG11/126/37/7)

R. Desmond 1994



BMD: General Register Office, England and Wales civil registration indexes. England & Wales birth index, 1837–1983. England and Wales marriage index, 1837–1983. England and Wales death index, 1837–1983. Online database. Provo, Utah: The Generations Network. 2006.

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.