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date: 23 February 2020

Hoare, Louisa Gurneylocked

(1784–1836)
  • Susan Drain

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Hoare, Louisa Gurney (1784–1836), educationist and author, was born in Norwich on 25 September 1784, the seventh of the eleven children of the Quaker John Gurney (1749–1809) of Earlham and Catherine Bell (1754–1792). Among her siblings were the prison reformer Elizabeth Fry, the philanthropists ...

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