Buckland, Mary Morland (d. 1857)

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Buckland, Mary Morland (d. 1857)

English naturalist. Name variations: Mary Morland. Born Mary Morland at Sheepstead House, near Abingdon, Berkshire, England; died 1857; dau. of Benjamin Morland; m. William Buckland (professor), 1825.

Interested in natural history, family life, and social problems, spent much of her childhood living with the physician Sir Christopher Pegge and his wife; assisted husband, an Oxford University geology professor, with writing, illustrations and note taking, and on his The Bridgewater Treatise (1836); created drawings for the geologist William Conybeare.

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