- 5 August 1912
Cleckheaton, Yorkshire, England
- 4 March 1977
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
- Botanist and Conservationist
Nancy Burbidge worked at the CSIRO between 1946-1973, rising from systematic botanist to Curator of the Herbarium. From 1973 to 1977 she was scientific leader of the Flora of Australia project. Burbidge published several books on Australian plants.