Benger, Elizabeth Ogilvy
- Rosemary Mitchell
Benger, Elizabeth Ogilvy (bap. 1775, d. 1827), historian and novelist, was baptized at West Camel, Somerset, on 15 June 1775, the only child of John Benger or Benjey, and his wife, Mary, née Long. Her father gave up trade in Wells, Somerset, to enter the navy as a purser in 1782, moving with his family to ...