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SMITH, Maria Ann

Also known as: née Sherwood, Granny Smith

Born: late 1799

Died: 9/03/1870

Additional Information:

Woman orchardist (at Eastwood, Sydney, New South Wales) who produced the hybrid apple now known as "Granny Smith."


Resources

  • References

    Hope, Deborah.  A date with our forgotten heroines.  newspaper unknown.  January 10, 1984:7.


  • References

    Spurway, John; Martin, Megan.  (date unknown).  Granny Smith & her Apple [pamphlet].  place unknown:  [Ryde Library] Library & Information Services Local Studies Leaflet Series No. 2; sponsored by Batlow Apples.


  • Image - Maria Ann Sherwood Smith

    Maria Ann Sherwood known as Granny Smith, 19th century File:Granny Smith.jpg

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