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James Philip Mansel Weale


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.


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.