Jenyns, Leonard

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Jenyns, Leonard Gender: M
born on 25 May 1800 at 22:00 (= 10:00 PM )
Place London, England, 51n30, 0w10
Timezone LMT m0w10 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 04°21' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 28°35 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 00°09'


English clergyman, author and naturalist chiefly remembered for his detailed phenology observations of the times of year at which events in natural history occurred.

Jenyns was a founding member of the Zoological Society of London. He joined the British Association for the Advancement of Science in 1832, a and became a member of the Society of Entomologists of London in 1834 and the Geological Society of London in 1835.

He died on 1 September 1893 aged 93 at Bath.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Darwin, Charles (born 12 February 1809). Notes: Penpal
  • has other family relationship with Jenyns, Soame (born 31 December 1703 Jul.Cal. (11 Jan 1704 greg.)). Notes: Distant cousin


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from "Chapters in My Life" by Leonard Jenyns (Cambridge University Press, 2011), p. 9: "I was born at 10 pm. on the 25th of May, 1800, in a house in Pall Mall, London."


  • Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western (Clergyman)
  • Vocation : Science : Biology
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Natural sciences)