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Brooks, Mary Ann (1822 -1848).

Mary Ann Brooks (20.8.1822 – 19.9.1848).   Botanist and diarist; daughter of John Thomas Brooks of Flitwick Manor, Beds; educated at Perceval House, Blackheath, 1833 – 1839, and at home; Herbarium (mainly Beds and Herts) at BIRM; diaries at Bedford … Continue reading

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Hillhouse, William Professor (1850 – 1910)

William Hillhouse was born in Bedford in 1850, the son of John Paton Hillhouse. In the 1870’s, he was an assistant master at the Bedford Modern School, and began (whilst there) the study of the Bedfordshire flora (many of the … Continue reading

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