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Frankland [née Brown], Juliet Camilla (1929–2013), mycologist, was born on 30 January 1929 at High Barn Eaves, Effingham, Dorking, Surrey, the younger daughter of Walter Henry Brown (1893/4–1956), a civil servant in the Ministry of Works, and his wife, Gerda Lois, née...

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Juliet Camilla Frankland (1929–2013) by unknown photographer, 1995 © by kind permission of the British Mycological Society Archives

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Ingold, (Cecil) Terence (1905–2010), mycologist and botanist, was born at 27 Waltham Terrace, Blackrock, co. Dublin, on 3 July 1905, the son of Edwin George Ingold, a schools inspector and his wife Gertrude, née Boardman. He attended Bangor grammar school, co. Down, and ...

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Merrifield [née Watkins], Mary Philadelphia (1804–1889), writer on art and algologist, was born on 15 April 1804 in Brompton, London, the daughter of a conveyancing barrister, Sir Charles Watkins. In 1827 she married John Merrifield of Tavistock (1788/9–1877), who was called to the ...

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Murray, George Robert Milne (1858–1911), botanist and algologist, was born at Arbroath, Forfarshire, on 11 November 1858, one of the eight children of George Murray (b. 1814), a tradesman, and his wife, Helen Margaret Sayles (b. 1819). Alexander Stuart Murray (1841–1904)...

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William Harold Pearsall (1891–1964) by Elliott & Fry, 1948 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Pearsall, William Harold (1891–1964), ecologist and botanist, was born at Stourbridge, Worcestershire, on 23 July 1891, the only son and second of the three children of William Harrison Pearsall, schoolmaster and Methodist lay preacher, and his wife, Mary Elizabeth Green, of Earl Shilton, Leicester...

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Salisbury, Sir Edward James (1886–1978), ecologist and botanist, was born at Limbrick Hall, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, on 16 April 1886, the youngest of the nine children (six boys and three girls) of James Wright Salisbury, a businessman and company director, and his wife, Elizabeth Stimpson...