Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 07 April 2020

Henslow, John Stevenslocked

  • S. Max Walters


Henslow, John Stevens (1796–1861), botanist and Church of England clergyman, was born on 6 February 1796 at Rochester, Kent. He was the eldest of eleven children; his father was John Prentis Henslow, a solicitor, and his mother, Frances, was daughter of Thomas Stevens...

Also in this article

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

Oxford University Museum of Natural History
R. Desmond, (1977); rev. edn (1994)
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds
Natural History Museum, London
Cambridgeshire Archive Service
Cambridge University Library
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Trinity College, Cambridge
British Museum, London
University of Cambridge, department of plant sciences
Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich