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Cook, Elizalocked

(1812–1889)
  • Solveig C. Robinson

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Cook, Eliza (1812–1889), poet and journalist, was born on 24 December 1812 in London Road, Southwark, the youngest of eleven children of Joseph Cook, a tinman and brazier. Her poem 'The Streets' recalls her London childhood. Her father retired from business when she was about nine years old, and the family moved to a farm in ...

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