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Umphelby, Fannylocked

  • Susan Drain


Umphelby, Fanny (1788–1852), author, was born at Knowles's Court in the parish of St Mary Magdalen, Old Fish Street, Doctors' Commons, London, the daughter of Joseph Umphelby, a merchant. She lived for many years at Leatherhead, Surrey, and died at Bow, London, on 9 April 1852. No contemporary obituaries have been found, and acknowledgement of her accomplishments is entirely due to the entry by her nephew ...

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