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Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
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no 1113963
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We are normally open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday between 11am and 4pm. We are also usually open on Wednesdays between 10am and 4pm.

Spring recording Record your Robin Record Common Frog Rana temporaria
Record Alexanders Smyrnium olusatrum Record Tawny Mining Bee Andrena fulva
Record Dark-edged Bee Fly Bombylius major
Record Spring Flower Bee Anthophora plumipes
Record cuckoo bee Melecta albifrons

A-Z Noteworthy Naturalist Index

This lists naturalists in a new database we have started for noteworthy Essex naturalists (including geologists, mineralogists, palaeontologists, botanists, zoologists and other scientists as well as general wildlife naturalists etc). Please help by adding to the database using the noteworthy naturalist form. Most entries will be historical, but entries do not need to be confined to this. You will need to be registered and logged-on to do this.

Antonio Brady (1811-1881) Civil Servant And Fossil Collector
John Brown (1780-1859) Stonemason, Geologist And Fossil Collector
Richard Bull (1815-1906) Clergyman and Harwich Fossil Collector
William Cole (1844-1922) Founder of Essex Field Club and Entomologist
Richard Payne Cotton (1820-1877) Collector of Ilford fossils.
William Coys (1560 - 1627) Botanist and horticulturalist
Samuel Dale ((1659-1739) ) Apothecary, physician and geologist
William Herbert Dalton (1848-1929) Geologist
William Derham (1657-1735) Cleric, amateur Scientist and Essex Naturalist
John Smith Flett (1869-1947) Geologist
John Gibson (1778-1840) Palaeontologist
Isaac Chalkley Gould (1845-1907) Wholesale Stationer, Publisher and Essex Antiquary
Thomas Vincent Holmes (1840-1923) Geologist and third President of the Essex Field Club
James Paul Johnson (1880-1917) Geologist and Archaeologist
Raphael Meldola (1849-1915) First president of Essex Field Club, Chemist, and Entomologist
Arthur William Mera (1849-1930) Stock Exchange clerk & amateur entomologist
Alfred James Peile (1868-1948) Artillery Officer, Malacologist and Conchologist
Percival George Thompson (1866-1953) Essex Naturalist and Architect
Samuel Hazzledine Warren (1872-1958 ) Geologist and Prehistorian
William Whitaker (1836-1925) Pre-eminent Essex Geologist
John James Wymer (1928-2006 ) Stone Age Archaeologist