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Gosse [née Bowes], Emilylocked

(1806–1857)
  • Robert Boyd
  •  and Harold H. Rowdon

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Gosse [née Bowes], Emily (1806–1857), writer of religious tracts, was born on 10 November 1806 in London. Her father, William Bowes (1771–1850), son of a Boston merchant who was later banished as a loyalist, had been brought to England as a child in 1776. Described variously as 'gentleman' and 'independent', he held a lieutenant's commission in the ...

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