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Buss, Frances Marylocked

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Buss, Frances Mary (1827–1894), headmistress, was born in London on 16 August 1827, the eldest child of Robert William Buss (1804–1875), a painter and etcher, and his wife, Frances Fleetwood (d. c.1860). Frances and her four brothers were the only survivors to adulthood among their ten children. She later described how her education began: her grandparents, whom she was visiting in ...

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