Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Leslie, Charles Robertlocked

  • Dorinda Evans


Leslie, Charles Robert (1794–1859), literary genre painter and author, was born in Clerkenwell, London, on 19 October 1794, the eldest son of Robert Charles Leslie (d. 1804), a prosperous Philadelphia clockmaker, and his wife, Lydia Baker (1766/7–1824). Leaving a business partner behind, his father had moved to ...

Also in this article

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

Calendars of the grants of probate … made in … HM court of probate [England and Wales]