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Martha Brown

Biography of Martha Brown

Martha Brown (1808-1897) was a sister of Thomas Brown (1774-1853), a University graduate who became a physician and who was employed as a substitute lecturer in the University's Botany Department from 1799 to 1815. Martha inherited the estate when her brother died in 1853. She bequeathed £5,000 to the University to found a number of bursaries.

Summary

Martha Brown
Of Lanfine

Born 8 January 1808.
Died 22 April 1897.
University Link: Benefactor
Occupation categories: philanthropists
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Record last updated: 27th Jan 2008

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