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Elizabeth Hooker (1820–1853)
Elizabeth Evans (1853–1863)
Elizabeth Lombe (1864–1898)


Daughter of William Jackson Hooker and his wife Maria. Sister of Joseph Dalton Hooker. Married in 1853 Thomas Robert Evans, who changed his surname to Lombe 1863–4.


Allan 1967

L. Huxley ed. 1918

Medical directory


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

Huxley, Leonard, ed. 1918. Life and letters of Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, OM, GCSI. Based on materials collected and arranged by Lady Hooker. 2 vols. London: John Murray.

Medical directory: The London medical directory … every physician, surgeon, and general practitioner resident in London. London: C. Mitchell. 1845. The London and provincial medical directory. London: John Churchill. 1848–60. The London & provincial medical directory, inclusive of the medical directory for Scotland, and the medical directory for Ireland, and general medical register. London: John Churchill. 1861–9. The medical directory … including the London and provincial medical directory, the medical directory for Scotland, the medical directory for Ireland. London: J. & A. Churchill. 1870–1905.