Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Miss M. Sutton collections c.1896 from WA are probably this person.
Born in England, ?date; died in Perth, 1947.
Born in England, one of at least five children, to settlers John Sutton (c.1839-1915) and his wife Betsy (d.1920). The family migrated to WA and established Wingate Apiary near Waroona (originally known as Drakesbrook).
Margaret (as 'Miss M. Sutton') collected MEL specimens at Drakesbrook, 1896.
In 1901, she married Eustace Gordon Welch at Hamel, and they had at least one child.
Margaret died in 1947 in Perth.
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]