Bowerbank, James Scott

Education

LL.D. 12.12.1857 (On motion of Professor Macdonald).

Birth/childhood

Born 14.7.1797 son of Edward Bowerbank, merchant and distiller, London and Fanny [ ].

Career

Succeeded to his father’s business, but devoted his leisure to the study of geology and palaeontology. [Merchant, distiller]

Publications

A Monograph of the British Spongiadae (London: Ray Society, 1864)

Death

Died 8.3.1877 at St Leonards on Sea.

Sources

  • DNB
  • F. Boase, Modern English Biography...1851-1900. 6v. (Truro, 1892-1921)
  • R. Desmond, Dictionary of British and Irish Botanists and Horticulturalists (London, 1977) p80