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James Philip Mansel Weale

1838–1911

Naturalist, farmer, and writer. BA, Oxford, 1860. Resided in South Africa, circa 1860–78. Supported the formation of a museum in Port Elizabeth. Farmed property (Brooklyn) near King William’s Town. CD communicated his papers on orchid pollination to the Linnean Society of London; his papers on South African insects appeared in the Transactions of the Entomological Society.

Sources

BMD (Death index)

Gunn and Codd 1981

Royal Society catalogue of scientific papers

The Times, 26 September 1899, p. 9

Weale 1877

Weale 1878

Weale 1891.

Bibliography

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. www.ancestry.co.uk.

Royal Society catalogue of scientific papers: Catalogue of scientific papers (1800–1900). Compiled and published by the Royal Society of London. 19 vols. and index (3 vols.). London: Royal Society of London. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1867–1925.

Weale, James Philip Mansel. 1877. On the variation of rhopalocerous forms in South Africa. [Read 4 July 1877.] Transactions of the Entomological Society of London (1877): 265–75.

Weale, James Philip Mansel. 1878. Notes on South African insects. [Read 3 April 1878.] Transactions of the Entomological Society of London (1878): 183–8.

Weale, James Philip Mansel. 1891. The truth about the Portuguese in Africa. London: Swan Sonnenschein.

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