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Brightwen [née Elder], Elizalocked

(1830–1906)
  • Barbara T. Gates

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Brightwen [née Elder], Eliza (1830–1906), naturalist and writer, was born on 30 October 1830 at Banff, Scotland, the fourth child of George and Margaret Elder. Following the death of her mother in 1837 she was adopted by her uncle, Alexander Elder, one of the founders of the publishing house of ...

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