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Cheesman, (Lucy) Evelyn (1881–1969), entomologist and explorer, was born on 8 October 1881 at Court Lodge, Westwell, near Ashford, Kent. She was the third of the five children of Robert Cheesman (d. 1915), a gentleman farmer, and his wife, Florence Maud, née...

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Taylor [née Ionn], Janet (1804–1870), teacher of navigation and supplier of nautical instruments, was born on 13 May 1804 at Wolsingham, co. Durham, the sixth of eight children of the Revd Peter Ionn (1762–1821), master of Wolsingham Free Grammar School, and his wife, ...

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Traill [née Strickland], Catharine Parr (1802–1899), author, botanist, and settler in Canada, the fifth of the eight surviving children of Thomas Strickland (1758–1818) and his wife, Elizabeth Homer (1772–1864), was born at Rotherhithe, London, on 9 January 1802. She was named after ...