Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born in WA, 1875; died in Perth in 1955.
The seventh of nine children, to settlers Frederick Sewell (c.1828-1888) and Charlotte Matilda née Shepherd (c.1842-1924). The family lived at Mount Caroline, near York.
Maud collected MEL specimens at Mount Caroline, 1892.
In 1911, Maud married John Foster Skewes (c.1861-1938), a farmer at Mount Stirling.
They do not seem to have had any children.
Maud died in Perth in 1955 aged 80.
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]