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Rendle, Alfred Barton.
Adm. sizar at ST JOHN'S, Oct. 10, 1883.
S. of John Samuel [and Jane Wilson].
B. Jan. 19, 1865, at Horsleydown, Surrey.
School, St Olave's, Southwark.
Matric. Michs. 1883; Scholar, 1887; B.A. (Nat.
Trip., Pt II, 1st Class) 1887; M.A. 1891.
B.Sc., London, 1887; D.Sc., London, 1898.
Assistant in the Dept. of Botany, British Museum (Natural History), 1888-1906; Keeper, 1906-30.
F.R.S., 1909.
President of the Linnean Society, 1923-7. Lecturer on botany, Birkbeck College, 1894-1906.
President, Botanical Section, British Association, 1916.
Married, Apr. 5, 1898, Florence, dau. of George Brown, of the Admiralty.
Botanical editor of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Editor of the Journal of Botany, 1924-38.
Author, Classification of Flowering Plants, etc.
Died Jan. 11, 1938, at his nome at Leatherhead.
(The Times, Jan. 13, 1938.)
Alfred Barton RENDLE
Approx. lifespan: 1865–1938
sizar St John's College adm1883:10:10
s. of John Samuel RENDLE [and Jane Wilson]
b. Horsleydown, Surrey , 1865:01:19
Sch: St Olave's School Southwark, [Surrey],
Matric 1883:10MT:
Scholar 1887
BA Nat.Sci.Trip., Pt II, 1st Class 1887
MA 1891
B.Sc., London , 1887
DSc London , 1898
Assistant in: : Department of Botany, British Museum (Natural History) [London], 1888-1906
Keeper: 1906-30
FRS 1909
President of: : Linnean Society 1923-27
Lecturer on botany, Sch: Birkbeck College Birkbeck, ???, 1894-1906
President: Botanical Section, British Association 1916
m. 1898:04:05 Florence BROWN dau. of George BROWN, of Admiralty
Botanical editor of the Encyclopaedia Britannica
Editor of: : Journal of Botany 1924-38
Publ.: Classification of Flowering Plants etc.
d. 1938:01:11 at his nome Leatherhead, [Surrey],
( The Times 1938:01:13)