Rachel Ford Thompson

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Rachel Ford Thompson (31/8/1856-1906)

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Biography

Born in Yorkshire to a Quaker botanist Silvanus Thompson, Rachel Ford Thompson was both a botanist and an active member of the temperance movement. She collected and assisted Frederick Janson Hanbury with his study on Hieracium. She also contributed to the Flora of Yorkshire by Frederick Arnold Lee (1888). She was a grand daughter of John Tatham.

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1899

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