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Trimmer [née Kirby], Sarahlocked

(1741–1810)
  • Barbara Brandon Schnorrenberg

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Trimmer [née Kirby], Sarah (1741–1810), author and educationist, was born in Ipswich, Suffolk, on 6 January 1741, the only daughter of the artist Joshua Kirby (1716–1774) and his wife, Sarah Bull (c.1718–1775). She was educated by her father and at ...

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