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date: 22 November 2019

Ashby, Eric, Baron Ashbylocked

  • Alan Burges
  •  and Richard J. Eden


Ashby, Eric, Baron Ashby (1904–1992), botanist and university administrator, was born on 24 August 1904 at 12 Fairlop Road, north Leyton, London, the eldest of three sons of Herbert Charles Ashby, commercial clerk (and later accountant), and his wife, Helëna Maria, née Chater...

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