- Ann B. Shteir
Blackburne, Anna (bap. 1726, d. 1793), botanist, was born at Orford Hall, north of Warrington, Lancashire, the fifth of nine children of John Blackburne (bap. 1694, d. 1786), horticulturist, and Catherine Ashton (1701–1740). She was baptized (as Anne) in Warrington on 3 January 1726 and grew up at ...