Collector of botanical specimens. Born Thomas Birch, taking his name on succeeding to the estate of Wood Hall in Arkesden, Essex, which had belonged to John Lewis Wolfe. (M. Muriel Whiting, ‘Note on the Thomas Birch Wolfe Collection’, Transactions of the Suffolk Naturalists' Society [online], vol. 10, no. 3, 1956, <https://issuu.com/suffolknaturalistssociety/docs/tsns10_3_q> accessed 4 August 2021, 246-47.)
This person is the subject of ongoing research. We have started by researching their relationship to the enslavement of people.
No known connections with slavery.
No known connections with abolition.
National Gallery painting connections
Donor: presented in 1877: NG1030 (now at Tate, N01030); presented in 1878: NG1044, NG2223–2229 (all now at Tate, N01044, N02223–02229).
History of Parliament Trust (ed.), The History of Parliament: British Political, Social & Local History, London 1964-, https://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/
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