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Fortune, Robertlocked

  • G. S. Boulger
  • , revised by Elizabeth Baigent


Fortune, Robert (1812–1880), traveller and botanist, was born at Kelloe in the parish of Edrom, Berwickshire, on 16 September 1812, the son of Thomas Fortune, hedger, and his wife, Agnes, née Ridpath. After education in the parish school and apprenticeship in local gardens, he entered the ...

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R. Desmond, (1977); rev. edn (1994)
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