Born: September 16, 1837, Canterbury, England.
Died: June 19, 1924, Oswestry, England.
Buried: St. Andrew’s Church, Welsh Frankton, Ellesmere, Shropshire, England.
Feilden graduated from Christ Church College, Oxford, in 1859, and in 1861 became assistant Curate at Whittington, Shropshire, under William How. In addition to his pastoral duties, Feilden was a keen botanist, and was president of the Offa Field Club (a local botanical group formed in 1888), and was responsible for much of the data and population work on wild flowers in the locality. His colleague Thomas Diamond published Flora of Oswestry, their account of the botany of the area, in 1891, though it seems Feilden was the botanist while Diamond was the collator. The book i… Go to person page >