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Frances Harriet Henslow (1825–1851)
Frances Harriet Hooker (1851–1874)


Daughter of John Stevens Henslow. Married Joseph Dalton Hooker in 1851. Assisted her husband significantly in his published work. Translated A general system of botany, descriptive and analytical, by Emmanuel Le Maout and Joseph Decaisne (1873).


Allan 1967

Lightman ed. 2004


Allan, Mea. 1967. The Hookers of Kew, 1785–1911. London: Michael Joseph.

Lightman, Bernard, ed. 2004. Dictionary of nineteenth-century British scientists. 4 vols. Bristol: Thoemmes Continuum.