James Townsend Mackay

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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Mackay, James Townsend, was a distinguished Scotch botanist, who resided most of his life in Ireland. He was Curator of the College Botanic Gardens, Dublin, which he laid out in 1808 and he made a valuable contribution to the study of Irish botany in his Flora Hibernica (Dublin, 1836). Mr. Mackay died, probably in Dublin, 25th July 1862.

Sources

233. Manuscript and Special Information, and Current Periodicals.

332. University of Dublin; History, with Biographical Notices. William B. S. Taylor. London, 1845.

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