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Lambert, John (b. c. 1775, d. in or after 1811), traveller and painter in Canada, was born in England. In 1806 he went to Lower Canada with his uncle James Campbell, who had been sent by the privy council committee for trade to promote the cultivation of hemp in the colony after established supplies from ...


Marianne North (1830–1890) by unknown photographer © Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: reproduced by kind permission of the Director and the Board of Trustees


North, Marianne (1830–1890), painter and traveller, was born at Hastings on 24 October 1830, the second child and elder daughter of Frederick North MP, descendant of Roger North, and his wife, Janet, eldest daughter of Sir John Marjoribanks and widow of Robert Shuttleworth...