Richard Anthony Salisbury
(1761-1829)

Died aged 67

Richard Anthony Salisbury, FRS (originally Richard Markham; 2 May 1761 – 23 March 1829) was a British botanist. While he is remembered as a valuable worker in horticultural and botanical sciences, several bitter disputes caused him to be ostracised by his contemporaries.

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Chapel Allerton Hall. The Georgian home of the Tottie family, woollen cloth merchants, and then distinguished botanist R. A. Salisbury 1782-1799. The Nicholsons, later of Roundhay Park, lived here 1799-1815. From c.1845 to 1901, much extended, it was the home of the pioneer ready-made clothing industry and Leeds politician John Barran.

junction of King George Avenue and Gledhow Lane, Leeds, United Kingdom where they lived (1782-1799)