1848 - 1929 (81 years)
|| Mary Ann Elizabeth Bulmer |
||29 Mae 1848
||Kingston, Yorkshire, England
- Gribble, Mary Ann Elizabeth (née Bulmer) (1848 - 1929)
Born in Kingston, Yorkshire, England, 29 March 1848, died in Randwick, Sydney, NSW, 19 September 1929.
Born in Kingston, Yorkshire, to Richard Bulmer (1825-1857) and Ellizabeth nee Sharp (1819-1869). The family migrated to Victoria in the early 1850s. In 1868, Mary married a missionary, Benjamin John Brown Gribble (1847-1893), and they had thirteen children.
Mary and her husband established the Warangesdah Aboriginal Mission at Darlington Point, NSW, in 1880. They opened a mission on the Gascoyne River, WA, in 1885, a mission on the Darling River, NSW, in 1887, and Yarrabah mission near Cairns, Qld, in 1892.
Mary collected MEL specimens (including fungi) in WA at the Gascoyne, 1886, 1889; and Swan River, 1887; and in Qld at Bellenden Ker, 1893-1895; Cairns, 1894; and Behang [?Behana] Creek and Walshs Pyramid, 1896.
She collected the type of Tulostoma maxima Cooke & Mass. (1887).
Mordecai Cooke and George Massee identified Mary's fungal specimens for Mueller.
Mary died in Randwick, Sydney in 1929 aged 80.
Mary's son, the Rev. Ernest Richard Bulmer Gribble (1868-1957), also collected MEL specimens.
Source: extracted from: Maroske, Sara and Vaughan, Alison (2014) 'Ferdinand Mueller's female plant collectors: a biographical register', Muelleria Vol.32 [consult for source references]
||19 Sep 1929
||Randwick, Sydney, NSW, Australia
||Hickey, List, Bundesen, Thomsen, Jensen, Jessen
||21 Apr 2022 |
||John Brown Gribble, b. 1 Sep 1847, Redruth, Cornwall, England , d. 3 Jun 1893, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (Age 45 years) |
||4 Feb 1868
||Geelong, Victoria, Australia
||21 Apr 2022 |