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Sturge, Sophialocked

(1795–1845)
  • Alex Tyrrell

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Sturge, Sophia (1795–1845), slavery abolitionist, was born at Elberton, Gloucestershire, on 17 August 1795, the fifth of the twelve children of Joseph Sturge (1763–1817), grazier, and Mary Marshall (d. 1819), only child of Thomas Marshall, steward of the marquess of Hertford. The two families had been members of the ...

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