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date: 18 January 2020

Hance, Henry Fletcherlocked

  • R. K. Douglas
  • , revised by Lynn Milne


Hance, Henry Fletcher (1827–1886), diplomatist and botanist, was born on 4 August 1827 at Gloucester Terrace, Old Brompton, London. His early childhood was spent mainly with his maternal grandfather, Colonel Fletcher RN, at Plymouth, but he was educated in London and on the continent, mainly in ...

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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Foreign Office List
R. Desmond, (1977); rev. edn (1994)
Natural History Museum, London