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Crisp, Sir Frank, first baronetlocked

  • Anita McConnell


Crisp, Sir Frank, first baronet (1843–1919), lawyer and microscopist, was born in London on 25 October 1843, the only child of John Shalders Crisp (1811–1896), a printer, and his first wife, Harriet (d. 1846), daughter of John Filby Childs, the Congregationalist campaigner against church rates and owner of the printing business for whom her husband worked. His mother died when he was not yet three and he was brought up by his grandfather. He was educated at private schools, then at ...

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J. Burke, A general [later edns A genealogical] and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the United Kingdom [later edns the British empire] (1829–)