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date: 20 September 2019

Alexander [née Humphreys], Cecil Frances [Fanny]locked

(1818–1895)
  • Leon Litvack

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Alexander [née Humphreys], Cecil Frances [Fanny] (1818–1895), hymn writer and poet, was born at 25 Eccles Street, Dublin. She was the second daughter of John Humphreys, a second lieutenant in the Royal Marines and later brigade major in the Tyrone yeomanry, and his wife, ...

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