Henry Witham FRSE Esq FGS

Died aged c. 65

Henry Thomas Maire Witham FRSE FGS (1779–1844) was a British landowner remembered as an amateur palaeontologist and mineralogist. He was an early researcher into the internal structure of fossil plants.

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This building was erected by public subscription as a testimonial to H. T. M. Witham Esq. of Lartington Hall after his death in 1844. It housed medical and educational facilities which Mr. Witham as a public benefactor had worked to provide for the town and district. He was an eminent geologist and was a founder member of The Royal Geological Society.

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