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Babington, Charles Cardale, 1808-1895 (botanist and archaeologist)



Charles Cardale Babington (1808-1895) was born on 23 November 1808 at Ludlow, Shropshire. He was educated at Charterhouse, before matriculating at St John's College, Cambridge, in 1826 (B.A., 1830; M.A., 1833), where he became a fellow. He was professor of botany at the university, 1861-1895. Babington carried out intensive research in natural history. He helped to found the Entomological Society in 1833, and the Cambridge Antiquarian Society in 1840. He died at Brookside, Cambridge, on 22 July 1895.

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Charles Cardale Babington: Library Catalogue

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6178
Dates: 1894 (Circa)
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