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Blomefield, Leonard, 1800-1893 (naturalist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1800 - 1893

Biography

Leonard Blomefield (1800-93) (formerly Leonard Jenyns), naturalist. Jenyns was Vicar of Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambs, for 30 years. He changed his name after inheriting an estate in 1871. It is not clear whether his notebooks passed through Alfred Newton's hands before they came to the Zoology Department.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

 Series

Natural history journals, 1823-46, 1823-1893

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9839/11
Scope and Contents

[1] 1823; [2] 1824; [3] 1825; [4] 1826; [5] 1827; [6] 1830-45. [7] 'The Rev. Leonard Blomefield. In memoriam', reprinted from Bath Chronicle, 7 SEP 1893.

Dates: 1823-1893
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