Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born in England, c.1822, died in Perth 4 November 1904,
Born in England, to John Crisp and his wife Martha (c.1792-1870). Martha's mother was a publican in Perth from c.1836. In 1844, Martha married Franz Anthon Didrich Christian Helmich (1824-1900), Post Master General of WA. They did not have any children.
Martha collected MEL specimens 9 miles from mouth of Swan River, 1882, and at the Swan River, (no date). Her husband also collected MEL specimens.
Martha died in 1904 in Perth aged 82.
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]