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Shackleton, Lydialocked

  • E. Charles Nelson


Shackleton, Lydia (1828–1914), botanical artist, was born on 22 November 1828 at Grisemount, Ballitore, co. Kildare, Ireland, the third of the thirteen children of George Shackleton (1785–1871), a flour miller, and his wife, Hannah, née Fisher (1803–1873). The family were staunch Quakers. Lydia...

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