Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900/Blackburne, Anna

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BLACKBURNE, ANNA (d. 1794), botanist, daughter of John Blackburne [q.v.] of Orford, was accomplished in natural history, and formed a large and varied collection. She was a friend and constant correspondent of Linnæus. She died at Fairfield, near Warrington, in 1794.

[Gent. Mag. lxiv. 180.]

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