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Poole, Sophia Lanelocked

  • Elizabeth Baigent


Poole, Sophia Lane (1804–1891), travel writer, was the youngest child of Theophilus Lane (d. 1814), prebendary of Withington Parva, and Sophia Gardiner. She was born at Hereford on 16 January 1804. Her elder brothers were Richard James Lane, the engraver, and Edward William Lane...

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