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William Townsend Aiton

William Townsend Aiton FRHS FLS (1766–1849) was a botanist. He was born in Kew on 2 February 1766.[1]

He brought out a second and enlarged edition of the Royal Brighton Pavilion and at Buckingham Palace Gardens.[1]

Aiton was one of the founders and an active fellow of the Royal Horticultural Society.[1]

He retired in 1841 but remained living at Kew, although passing much of his time with his brother at Kensington where he died on 9 October 1849.[1] He is buried at Kew.[1]

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  2. ^ "'"Author Query for 'W.T. Aiton.  

Further reading

  • Taylor, George (1970). "Aiton, William Townsend".  


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