Richard Brinsley Hinds (Biographical details)

Richard Brinsley Hinds (military/naval; scientist/engineer; British; Male; 1812 - 1847)

Also known as

Hinds, Richard Brinsley

Biography

Richard Brinsley Hinds (1812 – 1847) was a British surgeon and botanist attached to the expedition of the ‘Sulphur’ 1836 – 1842 under command of Sir Edward Belcher (q.v.). Hinds wrote many botanical articles including ‘Remarks on the Vegetation of the Feejee Islands, Tanna, New Ireland and New Guinea’ (Hook. Lond. Journ. Bot. 1, 1842, p. 669-676). He also edited ‘The Zoology of H.M.S. Sulphur’ (London 1844).

The British Museum has 15 objects donated by Hinds nearly all from Oceania (New Guinea) and China.

Bibliography

The Darwin Correspondence Online Database 671: Hinds, R.B. to Darwin, C.R. 21 Apr 1843

National Herbarium Nederland