in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 902 words.
Evershed [née Orr], Mary Acworth (1867–1949), astronomer and literary scholar, was born on 1 January 1867 at Plymouth Hoe, the fifth child and third daughter of Andrew Orr (d. 1870), an...