S2A3 Biographical Database of Southern African Science

Alphabetical list of biographies
Surnames starting with W:


Serial number


Science fields contributed to

3449   Wager, Dr Harold William Taylor   botany  
3013   Wager, Prof Horace Athelston   botany  
3015   Wagner, Dr Percy Albert   geology  
3017   Wahl, Mr Robert Owen   entomology  
3018   Wahlberg, Mr Johan August   zoological collection, plant collection  
3019   Wahlstrand, Mr Peter Ernst   meteorology  
3020   Waibel, Prof Leo Heinrich   geography  
3021   Waldron, Mr Frank William   civil engineering, geomorphology, invertebrate collection  
3022   Wales, Mr William   astronomy  
3024   Walker, Mr Albert Richard Edgington   geology, palaeontology  
3028   Walker, Dr James   veterinary science  
3029   Walker, Dr Philip Crampton   public health  
3514   Wallace, Prof Robert   Agriculture  
3032   Wallace, Prof William Macgregor   engineering  
3033   Wallich, Dr Nathaniel   botany  
3034   Wallis, Capt. Alfred Harry   meteorology  
3035   Walsh, Mr Albert Edward   botany, advancement of science  
3036   Walsh, Capt Lionel Henry   poisonous plants  
3038   Walters, Mr J A T   agriculture  
3039   Walton, Miss A   shell collection, insect collection  
3041   W√§nman, Mr Carl Henric   botany  
3042   Ward, Reverend J R   invertebrate collection, archaeological collection  
3043   Warden, Mr George   insect collection  
3044   Warren, Dr Ernest   invertebrate zoology, museum curation  
3046   Wartenweiler, Mr Frederick   metallurgy  
3049   Watermeyer, Mr Charles Philip   surveying and cartography  
3048   Watermeyer, Mr Christian Johannes   meteorology  
3051   Watermeyer, Mr Frederick Stephanus   geography  
3050   Watermeyer, Mr Frederick Stephanus Joubert   advancement of science  
3053   Watermeyer, Mr James Charles   analytical chemistry, agriculture  
3054   Watermeyer, Mr Theodore Heinrich   civil engineering, electrical engineering  
238   Waterston, Dr James   entomology  
3056   Watkins-Pitchford, Lieut-Col Herbert   veterinary science  
3057   Watkins-Pitchford, Dr Wilfred   medical sciences, veterinary science  
3058   Watson, Prof David Meredith Seares   palaeontology  
245   Watson, Mr Frederick William   analytical chemistry  
246   Watson, Mr Hugh   malacology  
3476   Watson, Mr John   analytical chemistry  
3059   Watson, Mr John Craig   mechanical engineering  
3060   Watson, Mr John Lincoln   surveying and cartography  
3450   Watson, Staff Surg R   geology  
3062   Watson, Mr R   astronomy  
3451   Watson, Dr Robert Walker   fossil collection  
3064   Watson, Dr Sherwood Willoughby   physics  
3065   Watson, Mr William   botany  
2992   Watt, Dr Dugald Campbell   medical sciences  
3063   Watt, Sir Robert Dickie   agricultural chemistry  
3069   Watt, Mr William Martin   agricultural engineering  
3070   Watts, Mr Jeremiah Alfred   cartography  
3071   Wawra, Dr Heinrich   botany  
3072   Way, Mr Edward John   engineering  
250   Wayland, Mr Edward James   archaeology, geology  
3073   Weale, Mr James Philip Mansel   botany, zoology  
3074   Weaver, Mr William George   mechanical engineering  
3075   Webb, Mr Arthur Davies   natural history  
253   Webb, Mr George Arthur   electrical engineering  
3077   Webb, Mr Harry Howard   mining engineering  
3273   Webb, Dr James Lorenzo   veterinary science  
3080   Weber, Mrs Anna Antoinette   algology  
3081   Weber, Mr Max   geology  
3082   Weber, Prof Max Wilhelm Carl   zoology  
3083   Weeks, Mr G T   botany  
3084   Wehdemann, Mr Clemenz Heinrich   botany  
3085   Wehr, Dr Johann Heinrich Friedrich Carl Leopold   obstetrics  
254   Weinberg, Mr Leo   analytical chemistry  
3088   Weir, Dr John Wallace   medicine  
3092   Weiskopf, Dr Eric Hartwig   analytical chemistry  
3093   Weiss, Prof Frederick Ernest   botany  
3096   Wells, Dr Lawrence Herbert   human anatomy, anthropology, archaeology  
3098   Welsh, Mr Arthur Bransby   geology, meteorological observations  
3101   Wende, Mr Max   invertebrate collection  
3507   Wentworth, Miss Catherine Charlotte Dalgairns   butterfly collection  
3102   Wentzel, Lieutenant Carel David   surveying and cartography  
3103   Werlinghoff, Mr Friedrich Mathias von   mining engineering  
3105   Wernich, Mr Johannes Willem   surveying and cartography  
3106   West, Miss Ethyl   plant collection  
3353   Westermann, Mr Bernt Wilhelm   entomology  
3108   Westhofen, Mr Wilhelm   civil engineering  
3109   Weston, Mr Eustace Moriarty   mining engineering, economic geology  
3110   Weston, Mr Maximilian John Ludwick   aeronautical engineering  
3111   Whaits, Reverend John Henry   fossil collection  
3354   Whitaker, Mr William   stone artefact collection  
3112   Whitby, Mr Arthur   analytical chemistry  
3113   White, Mr B   bird egg collection  
3115   White, Mrs Bliss Ann   natural history collection  
3114   White, Mr Franklin   archaeology, mining engineering, geology  
3399   White, Mrs George   See White, Mrs Bliss Ann  
3116   White, Mr Henry Arthur   metallurgy  
3117   White, Major-Gen Henry George   stone artefact collection  
3119   Whitehead, Reverend Henry   plant collection  
3452   Whitelaw, Mr Robert Pender   mechanical engineering  
3121   Whittome, Mr Arthur Cyrus   mechanical engineering  
3122   Whybrow, Captain Harry Thomson   mammalogy  
3124   Widegren, Mr Klas August   hydrology  
3125   Wielligh, Mr Gideon Retief von   surveying  
3355   Wikar, Mr Hendrik Jacob   geographical exploration, ethnology  
3128   Wilde, Mr Carl   zoological collection  
3129   Wilder, Reverend Hyman Augustine   physical geography  
3453   Wiles, Mr James   plant collection  
3131   Wilkinson, Professor James Alfred   inorganic chemistry  
3132   Wilkinson, Mr William Fischer   mining engineering  
3134   Williams, Mr Alpheus Fuller   mining engineering, geology, mineralogy  
3135   Williams, Mr Augustus John   veterinary science  
3136   Williams, Mr Cornelius Owen   agricultural chemistry  
3138   Williams, Professor David   mathematics, applied mathematics  
3137   Williams, Mr David J   analytical chemistry  
3139   Williams, Mr Ernest G   mining engineering  
3141   Williams, Mr Gardner Fred   mining engineering  
3142   Williams, Mr Gerard W   metallurgy  
3144   Williams, Mr John Richard   metallurgy  
3146   Williamson, Sergeant Thomas   plant collection  
3394   Willoughby, Major Sir John Christopher   archaeology  
3147   Wilman, Miss Maria   geology, botany, archaeology, museum curation  
3148   Wilmer, Mr W Henry Carrington   geology, physical geography, insect collection  
3400   Wilmot, Lieutenant Frederick Marow   See Eardley-Wilmot, Lieutenant Frederick Marow  
3150   Wilmot, Mr George Adelbert   forestry  
3151   Wilmot, Mr John Alexander   geography  
3152   Wilmoth, Mr L J   analytical chemistry  
3153   Wilms, Mr Friedrich   botany  
3154   Wilms, Mr Ludwig Hermann   electrical engineering  
3357   Wilson, Dr Arthur Marius   medical sciences  
3157   Wilson, Sir Henry Francis   insect collection  
3159   Wilson, Mr J Kitchener   metallurgy  
3158   Wilson, Mr James Fox   hydrology  
3160   Wilson, Mr Peregrine O   mining engineering  
3162   Wilson, Dr Richard Arderne   medical sciences  
3163   Wilson-Moore, Mr Cunninghame   geology  
3164   Wiltshire, Mr Samuel   veterinary science, agriculture  
3165   Windham, Mr Ashe Smijth   insect collectionl, ornithology  
3166   Winter, Dr James William   veterinary science  
3167   Winterbotham, Brigadier Harold StJohn Loyd   surveying  
3170   Wittebol, Mr Johan   surveying  
3171   Wolley-Dod, Lieut-Col Anthony Hurt   botany  
3173   Wood, Mr Charles John   civil engineering  
3174   Wood, Mr Henry (Harry) Edwin   astronomy, meteorology, earthquake research  
3175   Wood, Mr John   economic geology  
3176   Wood, Mr John   natural history  
3177   Wood, Mr John Edwin   stone artefact collection  
3178   Wood, Mr John Medley   botany  
3179   Wood, Mr R Henry   meteorological observation  
3181   Wood, Mr Thomas W   analytical chemistry  
3182   Wood, Mr William Howarth   mechanical engineering  
3183   Woodburn, Mr James Allan   mining engineering  
3184   Woodford, Mr Ethelbert George   mining engineering  
3358   Woodrooffe, Reverend Henry Reade   archaeology  
3185   Woods, Mr Charles Ray   astronomical photography  
3186   Woods, Mr Henry   palaeontology  
3187   Woodward, Sir Arthur Smith   palaeontology  
3188   Woodward, Reverend John Deverell Stewart   See Woodward, Reverend Robert Blake  
3189   Woodward, Reverend Robert Blake   ornithology  
3149   Woodworth, Mr Leon Byron   electrical engineering  
3190   Woollat, Mr Samuel Bancroft   veterinary science  
3191   Woolston, Professor James Hawthorn   mathematics, applied mathematics  
3192   Woosnam, Lieut. Richard Bowen   ornithology, mammal collection  
3193   Wormald, Sister Katherine Cuyler   plant collection  
3194   Wormald, Mr William Henry   plant collection, horticulture  
3195   Worsdell, Mr Wilson Crosfield   botany  
3196   Worssell, Mr William Matthew   astronomy  
257   Wragg, Mr Harold   electrical engineering  
3197   Wray, Mr Leonard Hume   sugar cultivation  
3198   Wrey, Sir Philip Bourchier Sherard   mining engineering, forestry  
3199   Wright, Dr Sir Almroth Edward   medical sciences  
3200   Wright, Mr Charles   plant collection  
3202   Wright, Mr Richard Ernest   civil engineering  
3203   Wroughton, Mr R W   insect collection  
3204   Wulfhorst, August   plant collection  
3205   Wybergh, Mr Wilfred John   geology  
3206   Wyley, Mr Andrew   geology, plant collection  
3207   Wylie, Mrs G M   See Pagan, Miss G M  
3208   Wylie, Mr James   botany  
3209   Wyndham, Mr Charles   ornithology  
3210   Wynne-Roberts, Mr Robert Owen   civil engineering