Rodway, Leonard (1853-1936)

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Dentist; Botanist
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Leonard Rodway (1853-1936), botanist and dentist, was born on 5 October 1853 at Torquay, Devon, England, thirteenth child of Henry Barron Rodway, dentist and inventor of the Rodway life buoy, and his wife...

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Leonard Rodway was honorary government botanist of Tasmania 1896-1932. He produced a major comprehensive study of Tasmanian botany entitled "The Tasmanian flora" (Hobart, 1903) and lectured at the University of Tasmania 1923-1929.

  • Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus perriniana F.Muell. ex Rodway
  • Taxonomy event - Honoured with Eucalyptus rodwayi R.T.Baker & H.G.Sm.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Rodway, Leonard
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Rodway, Leonard (1853-1936), Botanist and Dentist
    Ellias, Ann
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1988
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 11, 436-437
  3. The Study of Australian Eucalypts
    McCarthy, Gavan; Smith, Ailie; Moje, Christine; Rigby, Rebecca
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2013
  4. "Oral history" - memorials to three pioneer Australian dentists
    Phillips, Gael E. and Pearn, John H.
    Published: University of Tasmania and the Australian Society of the History of Medicine, Hobart, 1994
    Series: "Outpost medicine": Australasian studies on the history of medicine: Third National Conference of the Australian Society of the History of Medicine, Hobart, February 1993, 87-106
  5. "Outpost medicine": Australasian studies on the history of medicine: Third National Conference of the Australian Society of the History of Medicine, Hobart, February 1993
    Atkins, Susanne, Kirkby, Kenneth, Thomson, Philip and Pearn, John
    Published: University of Tasmania and the Australian Society of the History of Medicine, Hobart, 1994

Resources by Leonard Rodway (16)

  1. Grasses and their identification / by Leonard Rodway
    Rodway, Leonard, 1853-1936
    [ Book : 1908 ]
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 67,178.578)

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  2. The Tasmanian flora : with drawings of some typical species / by Leonard Rodway, Government Botanist of Tasmania
    Rodway, Leonard, 1853-1936
    [ Book, Government publication : 1903 ]
    At 22 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 67,140.516)

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  3. The Tasmanian flora : with drawings of some typical species / by Leonard Rodway
    Rodway, Leonard, 1853-1936
    [ Book : 1903 ]
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 66,625.961)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 66,625.961)

  4. Additions to the fungus flora of Tasmania / by L. Rodway
    Rodway, Leonard, 1853-1936
    [ Book : 1900 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 66,603.258)

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  5. Notes on the Tasmanian flora
    Rodway, Leonard, 1853-1936
    [ Book : 1900 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 66,599.055)

  6. Tasmanian Bryophyta. Vol. II : Hepatics / by Leonard Rodway
    Rodway, Leonard, 1853-1936
    [ Book : 1916 ]
    At St Paschal Library
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  7. On a new Cordiceps / by L. Rodway
    Rodway, Leonard, 1853-1936
    [ Book : 1900 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 66,117.266)

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  8. Papers
    Rodway, Leonard, 1853-1936
    [ Unpublished : 1896-1907 ]
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  9. Some wild flowers of Tasmania / by L. Rodway ; illustrations from photographs by Olive Barnard
    Rodway, Leonard, 1853-1936
    [ Book, Government publication : 1910-1922 ]
    At 17 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 59,982.164)

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  10. Tasmanian Bryophyta / by Leonard Rodway
    Rodway, Leonard, 1853-1936
    [ Government publication, Book : 1914-1916 ]
    At 7 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 49,996.172)

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  1. Autograph letter signed from Baron Ferdinand Jakob Heinrich von Mueller to Leonard Rodway, 21 January 1895 relating to selection of Tasmanian plants sent for his examination
    Mueller, Ferdinand, Baron von, 1825-1896
    [ Unpublished : 1895 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 85,160.594)

  2. A catalogue of Leonard Rodway's collection of fungi / Yu Shyun Chang and Gintarus Kantvilas
    Yu, Shyun Chang
    [ Book : 1993 ]
    At 7 libraries
    A catalogue of Leonard Rodway's collection of fungi / Yu Shyun Chang and Gintarus Kantvilas
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 74,993.953)

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  1. Rodway, Florence Aline (1881-1971)
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    ... Leonard Rodway and his wife Louisa Susan, née Phillips. She studied painting, modelling and life-drawing... ... illustrator, was born on 11 November 1881 at Hobart, daughter of Leonard Rodway, a dentist and botanist, and ...
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  2. University of Tasmania (1890-)
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  1. Correspondence and botanical notes of Leonard Rodway (1853-1936) Index: Royal Society Collection
    Rodway, Leonard
    [ Article : 2011 ]
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    At Uni of TAS Open Rep
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  2. Reference to the index of the illuminated address presented by the Tasmanian Field Naturalists Club to Leonard Rodway C.M.G
    Rodway, Leonard
    [ Article : 2010 ]
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    At Uni of TAS Open Rep
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  3. The Tasmanian Flora by Leonard Rodway, Government Botanist of Tasmania
    [ Article : 1903 ]
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    At Uni of Melb Creswick
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  4. Botanical notes
    Rodway, Leonard
    [ Article : 1893-1917 ]
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  1. CONFIRMATION OF APPOINTMENTS Department of Education
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 10 April 1964 [Issue No.45 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 1168

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... following:— Mr. Leonard Rodway Consett Davis, as a Library Assistant (Professional Division ). Miss Jennifer ... 110 words
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  2. Prisoners to be Discharged Free.
    New South Wales Police Gazette and Weekly Record of Crime (Sydney : 1860 - 1930) Wednesday 5 March 1884 [Issue No.10] p 93

    Government Gazette Notices

    ... , Darlinghurst, during the month of March, 1884. John Leonard, Margaret Conroy alias Blake, Eugene Lampson ... Rainey, Mary Barnett, Mary Leonard, Mary Ann Brown, Elizabeth Thomas, Annie O’Brien, Tilly Pickford alias ... 161 words
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  3. METROPOLITAN WATER SEWERAGE AND DRAIN. AGE BOARD—ELECTION OF MEMBERS—APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY RETURNING OFFICERS.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 31 March 1967 [Issue No.31] p 1036

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... , Deputy Returning Officers Amos, Frederick William Barry, Leonard James Behan, Alan John Benson, Lachlan ... , Robert Leonard Bursill, Richard Cameron, Jeffrey Douglas Chisholm, Colin Ernest Miller Dent, Anthony Hugh ... 234 words
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  1. Leonard Rodway Memorial
    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Friday 21 August 1936 p 3 Article
    ... Leonard Rodway Memorial Sir,-Apart from his book, "The Tas-manian Flora," no mention has been made ... . Another instance of Leonard Rodway's service worth re-cording. A. V. GIBLIN. . ... 104 words
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  2. RODWAY'S BOOK.
    The Clipper (Hobart, Tas. : 1893 - 1909) Saturday 26 September 1903 p 4 Article
    ... R0DWAY'S BOOK. To hand from Govt, Printer Vall "The Tasmanian Flora," by Leonard Rodway, Govt ... as will commend itself to all sorts and conditions of readers. Rodway has aimed at accu-racy, and ... 417 words
    • Text last corrected on 13 March 2019 by H.Boutell
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  3. THE TASMANIAN FLORA, BY LEONARD RODWAY.
    The W.A. Record (Perth, WA : 1888 - 1922) Saturday 31 October 1903 p 13 Article
    ... THE TASMANIAN FLORA, BY LEONARD RODWAY. The author, who is Government Botanist of Tasmania, has ... 158 words
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    Gives a brief outline of some of Annie Lindon's acheivements. These include being the second woman to climb Mt Cook and having the plant Milligania lindoniana named in her honour.

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    Languages: English;Russian;Italian;Greek, Modern (1453- ), [7 others]
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  1. A catalogue of Leonard Rodway's collection of fungi. I, Hymenomycetes and Gasteromycetes / Yu Shyun Chang and Gintaras Kantvilas
    Chang, Yu Shyun
    [ Book : 1993 ]
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    A catalogue of Leonard Rodway's collection of fungi. I, Hymenomycetes and Gasteromycetes / Yu Shyun Chang and Gintaras Kantvilas
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  2. The Tasmanian flora : with drawings of some typical species
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  4. History of dentistry in South Australia 1836-1936 / edited by Arthur Chapman
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    [ Book : 1937 ]
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    History of dentistry in South Australia 1836-1936 / edited by Arthur Chapman
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