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Lecture by Advolly Richmond. Thomas Birch was a trained botanist, and head gardener at Orwell Park, Ipswich, before travelling to the Gold Coast. He became part of the international network of correspondents and plant collectors relied upon by the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. This talk aims to reveal the true extent of Birch Freeman’s horticultural and botanical legacy.