Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born 1848; died in Qld, 1920.
Born the oldest daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Blaxland of NSW. In 1875, Mary married Charles John Lightbody (d.1884) of 'Toowondin Station', Qld. They had at least two children. In 1889, Mary married Arthur George Walker (1828–1894) of 'Dunrobin Station', Jericho, Qld.
Mary probably collected a MEL specimen (as 'Mrs Mary Walker') at Dunrobin, 1894.
She died in Qld in 1920.
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]