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McNab, Jameslocked

(1810–1878)
  • Peter D. A. Boyd

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McNab, James (1810–1878), horticulturist and botanist, was born at Richmond, Surrey, on 25 April 1810, the eldest son and second of nine children of William McNab (1780–1848), foreman at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Whiteman (1777/8–1844). Shortly after his birth the family moved to ...

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