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Catley, Annlocked

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Catley, Ann (1745–1789), singer and actress, was born in an alley off Tower Hill, London, the daughter of a washerwoman and a hackney coachman, Robert Catley. According to The Life and Memoirs of the Late Miss Ann Catley (1789–90) she was a pretty and sexually precocious girl who earned money singing at public houses and to officers at the ...

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Gentleman's Magazine
H. Walpole, ed. W. S. Lewis & others, 48 vols. (1937–83)