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Burbidge, Frederick William Thomaslocked

(1847–1905)
  • G. S. Boulger
  • , revised by Alexander Goldbloom

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Burbidge, Frederick William Thomas (1847–1905), horticultural writer and explorer, was born at Wymeswold, Leicestershire, on 21 March 1847, the son of Thomas Burbidge, farmer and fruit grower, and his wife, Mary Spencer. He was educated at village schools and entered the gardens of the ...

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R. Desmond, (1977); rev. edn (1994)
(1920–)