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Evershed [née Orr], Mary Acworthlocked

(1867–1949)
  • M. T. Brück

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Evershed [née Orr], Mary Acworth (1867–1949), astronomer and literary scholar, was born on 1 January 1867 at Plymouth Hoe, the fifth child and third daughter of Andrew Orr (d. 1870), an officer in the Royal Artillery, and his wife, Lucy Acworth...

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