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date: 02 July 2020

Thistlethwayte [née Bell], Laura Eliza Jane Seymourlocked

(1831?–1894)
  • J. Gilliland

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Thistlethwayte [née Bell], Laura Eliza Jane Seymour (1831?–1894), courtesan and lay preacher, was the daughter of Captain Robert H. Bell of Bellbrook, Glenavy, co. Antrim, and his second wife, Laura Jane Seymour, an illegitimate daughter of the third marquess of Hertford...

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W. E. Gladstone , ed. M. R. D. Foot & H. C. G. Matthew, 14 vols. (1968–94)
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