William Williamson
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Born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Born on 24th of November 1816
Died on 23rd of June 1895

Born 1816. Died 1895 - English botanist, surgeon and zoologist.

Trained in medicine. Curator of Museum of the Manchester Natural History Society from 1835-38. First to investigate plant remains in coal. Regarded as founder of modern paleo-botany.

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