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Maria Sarah (Maria) Turner (1797–1815)
Maria Sarah (Maria) Hooker (1815–1872)


Eldest daughter of Dawson Turner of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, and his wife, Mary Palgrave. Married William Jackson Hooker in 1815; acted as her husband’s secretary. Mother of Joseph Dalton Hooker.


Allan 1967 s.v. ‘Turner pedigree’

R. Desmond 1994.


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

Desmond, Ray. 1994. Dictionary of British and Irish botanists and horticulturists including plant collectors, flower painters and garden designers. New edition, revised with the assistance of Christine Ellwood. London: Taylor & Francis and the Natural History Museum. Bristol, Pa.: Taylor & Francis.