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Mary Elizabeth Horner (1808–1832)
Mary Elizabeth Lyell (1832–1873)


Eldest child and first daughter of Leonard Horner. Married Charles Lyell in Germany in 1832.

Further Reading

For more information see:


Freeman 1978

ODNB s.v. Lyell, Charles


Freeman, Richard Broke. 1978. Charles Darwin: a companion. Folkestone, Kent: William Dawson & Sons. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, Shoe String Press.

ODNB: Oxford dictionary of national biography: from the earliest times to the year 2000. (Revised edition.) Edited by H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. 60 vols. and index. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2004.