- B. B. Woodward
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Thomson, Thomas (1817–1878), botanist and geologist, was born in Glasgow on 4 December 1817, the eldest son of Thomas Thomson (1773–1852), professor of chemistry at Glasgow University, and his wife, Agnes Colquhoun (d. 1834), daughter of a distiller near Stirling. Thomas was educated at ...