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Gatty [née Scott], Margaretlocked

(1809–1873)
  • Susan Drain

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Gatty [née Scott], Margaret (1809–1873), writer on natural history and children's writer, was born on 3 June 1809 in Burnham, Essex, the second daughter of the Revd Alexander John Scott (1768–1840) and his wife, Mary Frances Ryder (1785–1811). Her father, a linguist and scholar, had been chaplain to ...

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