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Darwin Correspondence Project

Maria Hooker

1797–1872

Eldest daughter of Dawson Turner. Married William Jackson Hooker in 1815; acted as her husband’s secretary. Mother of Joseph Dalton Hooker.

Source

Allan 1967 s.v. ‘Turner pedigree’, R. Desmond 1994.

Bibliography

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.

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