Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born in Wentworth, NSW, 1873; died in Wentworth, NSW, 23 March 1919.
One of thirteen children, to settlers William James Campbell Holding (c.1823-1910) and Charlotte Elizabeth nee Rowand (c.1828-1916). The family lived at 'Mittai Endai', Wentworth, NSW.
Lucy collected MEL specimens at the junction of the Darling and Murray Rivers, 1889-1890, 1895.
In 1916, Lucy married Harry Anderson Whitfield (d.1928) in Wentworth. They had no children.
Lucy died in 1919 in Wentworth aged 45 of a cerebral haemorrhage and heart failure.
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]