Baker, John Gilbert (1834–1920), botanist, was born on 13 January 1834 at Guisborough, Yorkshire, the son of John Baker, draper and grocer, and his wife, Mary Gilbert. In August 1834 his parents moved to Thirsk, Yorkshire, and opened a shop. In 1843 he became a pupil at the Quaker school in ...
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