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date: 28 February 2021

Holden, Henry Smithlocked

  • H. J. Walls
  • , revised by K. D. Watson


Holden, Henry Smith (1887–1963), botanist and forensic scientist, was born at Castleton, near Rochdale, Lancashire, on 30 November 1887, the elder of the two sons of Henry Carlton Holden, a clerk and cotton merchant, and his wife, Betsy Cockcroft. He was educated at ...

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