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Traill [née Strickland], Catharine Parrlocked

(1802–1899)
  • Rosemary Mitchell

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Traill [née Strickland], Catharine Parr (1802–1899), author, botanist, and settler in Canada, the fifth of the eight surviving children of Thomas Strickland (1758–1818) and his wife, Elizabeth Homer (1772–1864), was born at Rotherhithe, London, on 9 January 1802. She was named after ...

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