Anthony Hurt Wolley-Dod
Anthony Hurt Wolley-Dod (17 November 1861, in Eton College, Buckinghamshire – 21 June 1948, in Mayfield Sussex) was a British soldier and botanist. The fourth son of the Rev. Charles Wolley-Dod, of Edge Hall, Cheshire, an assistant master at Eton, and his wife Frances Lucy Pelly, he trained at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, was commissioned to the Royal Artillery in 1881 and retired as a major in 1901. In the First World War he was remobilized and served as lieutenant colonel. He collected plants in South Africa, Gibraltar, California and extensively in the United Kingdom. He donated his collection of several thousand South African specimens to the British Museum, to which he also bequeathed his herbarium. He married firstly, in 1888, Agnes Gardyne Macintosh (died 29 Oct 1917), who bore him a daughter, Mabel Florence (born 1889); he married secondly, on 4 April 1922, Eileen Griffin.
- Mary Gunn; L. e. Codd; L. E. W. Codd (1981). Botanical Exploration of Southern Africa. CRC Press. ISBN 0-86961-129-1. M. Gunn & Codd, L.E. Botanical Exploration of Southern Africa. An Illustrated History of Early Botanical Literature on the Cape Flora. Swets & Zeitlinger 1983.
- Ray Desmond; Christine Ellwood (1994). Dictionary of British and Irish Botanists and Horticulturists. CRC Press. ISBN 0-85066-843-3. in Dictionary of British and Irish Botanists
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Books by Wolley-Dod on WorldCat.
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