Dorothy Adlington Cadbury

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Miss Dorothy Adlington Cadbury (14/10/1892-21/8/1987)



Cadbury, Dorothy Adlington (1892–1987) see ref 2

English botanist. Born Dorothy Adlington Cadbury, Oct 14, 1892, in Birmingham, England; died Aug 21, 1987; dau. of Barrow Cadbury [b.1862] (Chair of Cadbury Bros, Ltd., 1922–32) and Geraldine Southall Cadbury (1865–1941); sister of Geraldine Mary "Cherry" Cadbury and Paul Cadbury. (see Barrow Cadbury Trust).

Known for pondweeds expertise and for assembling roughly 400 collections of Potamogeton File:Cadbury1.jpg

and joint author of

A computer - mapped flora and study of the county of Warwickshire

by D.A. Cadbury, John Gregory Hawkes and Robert Charles Readett; with a section on bryophytes by T. Laflin and contributed chapters by F.W. Shotton, H. Thorpe and G.T. Warwick. Published 1971 by Academic Press for the Birmingham Natural History Society in London.

There is a PHOTOGRAPH (Birmingham Mail) of Barrow Cadbury with his wife Geraldine on holiday in Egypt with their daughters Dorothy and Cherry.

MOTHER: Cadbury, Geraldine Southall (1865–1941) see ref 1

Dictionary of Women Worldwide: 25,000 Women Through the Ages ; ...... Southall in 1865; died Jan 30, 1941; m. Barrow Cadbury (Chair of Cadbury Bros, Ltd., 1922–32); children: Geraldine Mary "Cherry" Cadbury; Paul Cadbury; Dorothy Adlington Cadbury (botanist). Social activist.


1. Entry in Highbeam for Geraldine Southall Cadbury.

2. Entry in Highbeam for Dorothy Adlington Cadbury.

3. Open Library entry for A computer-mapped flora.

4. Obituary in Watsonia 17 208-216 (1988).

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