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Saunders, Edith Rebeccalocked

(1865–1945)

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Saunders, Edith Rebecca (1865–1945), botanist, was born in Brighton on 14 October 1865, one of at least two children of John Saunders, hotel keeper, and his wife, Jane Rebecca Whitwell of Islington. Orphaned at an early age, she and her brother were brought up by an aunt, who gave them a secure and comfortable home. She was educated at ...

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