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Farmer, Sir John Bretlandlocked

  • V. H. Blackman
  • , revised by Paolo Palladino


Farmer, Sir John Bretland (1865–1944), botanist, was born on 5 April 1865 at Atherstone, Warwickshire, the only son of John Henry Farmer, of independent means, and his wife, Elizabeth Corbett, daughter of John Bretland of Nottingham, who came of a family of small landed proprietors. He was educated for five years at the ...

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