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Neave, Caroline Hannahlocked

(1781–1863)
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Neave, Caroline Hannah (1781–1863), philanthropist, was born on 23 March 1781, one of the seven children of Richard Neave (1731–1814), later first baronet, and his wife, Frances (d. 1830), the fourth daughter of John Bristow of Quidenham Hall, Norfolk. Nothing is known of her early life. In 1822 she founded and ran an asylum to shelter a small number of the more ‘orderly’ discharged prisoners in ...

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