Men of the Time, eleventh edition/Berkeley, Miles Joseph
BERKELEY, The Rev. Miles Joseph, F.R.S., M.A., born at Biggin, in the parish of Oundle, in 1803, was educated at Rugby and at Christ's College, Cambridge, where he graduated in honours in 1825, and after holding the curacy of Margate was appointed in 1833 to the incumbency of two small parishes near Wanaford, Northamptonshire, and rural dean for a portion of the deaneries of Oundle and Weldon. He was presented to the vicarage of Sibbertoft in 1868. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, the Linnæan Society, Honorary Fellow of the Royal Horticultural Society of London, a member of the Academy of Sciences of Sweden, and the Academia Naturæ Curiosorum, Corresponding Member of the Agricultural Societies of Paris and Lille, and of the Societé de Biologie of Paris. He is the author of "Gleanings of British Algæ" (1833), and of the concluding volume of the "English Flora" (1836), as well as of articles "On the Diseases of Plants," in the "Encyclopædia of Agriculture;" a series of papers on Vegetable Pathology, in the Gardeners' Chronicle; an introduction to "Cryptogamic Botany," "Outlines of British Fungology," "Handbook of British Mosses;" of numerous papers in the Transactions of the Linnæan Society, the "Zoological Journal," "Hooker's Journal of Botany," "Hooker's Himalayan Journal," and the "Antarctic and New Zealand Flora," and of a sermon preached at the Commemoration of Benefactors at Christ's College, Cambridge.