Picture of Portsmouth Museum

Bryophytes in the Guermonprez collection at Portsmouth Museum

Henry Leopold Foster Guermonprez (1858-1924) lived in Bognor from the early 1890s and amassed a huge natural history collection comprising plants, lichens, fungi, moths, birds and much else. He collected a large portion of this himself, mainly in West Sussex, but he also bought and acquired other collections, and received items from various correspondents. The […]

Picture of Wadhurst Station


BBS SE meeting, 17 March 2019   The area south-east of Tunbridge Wells is still remarkably devoid of bryophyte records, so that was sufficient incentive to hold a field meeting there. Wadhurst station is a bit out of town, but is conveniently located for heading off to look at small plants in the hitherto completely […]

Picture of Shepherd's Grove

Surrey borders

The northern boundary of the parish of Forest Row borders both Kent and Surrey, and so there is a small stretch of Sussex in one tetrad in TQ44 from which you can see Surrey. I needed a walk this afternoon so was wandering in the border zone; I thought I had recorded on the Sussex […]