Frank Kingdon-Ward blue plaque in Manchester

Frank Kingdon-Ward (1885 - 1958) Plant explorer, botanist and author. Born at No.14 Heaton Road, Withington, which stood on this site.

Francis Kingdon-Ward, born Francis Kingdon Ward (6 November 1885 in Manchester - 8 April 1958) was an English botanist, explorer, plant collector and author. He published most of his books as Frank Kingdon-Ward and this hyphenated form of his name stuck, becoming the surname of his wives and two daughters. It also became a nom-de-plume for his sister Winifred Mary Ward by default.

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