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Kirby [married name Gregg], Marylocked

(1817–1893)
  • Ann B. Shteir

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Kirby [married name Gregg], Mary (1817–1893), writer on natural history, was the second of five children of John Kirby (d. 1848), a prosperous Leicester hosiery manufacturer, and Sarah Bentley, an invalid whose death in 1835 left Mary and her elder sister in charge of the household. Religion and education were family priorities; ...

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