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Charles James Fox Bunbury, 8th baronet


Botanist. Collected plants in South America, 1833–4; in South Africa, 1838–9. Accompanied Charles Lyell to Madeira in 1853. Justice of the peace and deputy lieutenant for Suffolk; high sheriff, 1868. Succeeded to the baronetcy, 1860. FRS 1851.


County families 1875, R. Desmond 1994, Sarjeant 1980–96.


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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.

Sarjeant, William A. S. 1980–96. Geologists and the history of geology: an international bibliography. 10 vols. including supplements. London: Macmillan. Malabar, Fla.: Robert E. Krieger Publishing.