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Darwin Correspondence Project

William Thompson


Horticulturist. Founded a nursery at Ipswich later known as Thompson and Morgan. Awarded the first Victoria Medal of Honour by the Royal Horticultural Society, 1897.


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.