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date: 11 April 2021

Bowie, Jameslocked

(c. 1789–1869)
  • Richard Drayton


Bowie, James (c. 1789–1869), gardener and botanist, was born in London, son of an Oxford Street seedsman. From 1810 he was employed at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. In 1814 he was chosen by Sir Joseph Banks, with Allan Cunningham, to collect plants for ...

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Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies, Hertford
W. J. de Kock & others, eds., , 5 vols. (1968–87)
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Natural History Museum, London