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Banks, Sarah Sophialocked

(1744–1818)
  • John Gascoigne

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Banks, Sarah Sophia (1744–1818), collector of antiquarian items, was born on 28 October 1744 at 30 Argyll Street, London, the second child and only daughter of William Banks (1719–1761), gentleman, and his wife, Sarah Bate (1709–1804). While her brother, Sir Joseph Banks, largely devoted his collecting to the realm of natural history, ...

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Gentleman's Magazine
Natural History Museum, London