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date: 02 June 2020

Farington, Josephlocked

  • Evelyn Newby


Farington, Joseph (1747–1821), landscape painter and diarist, was born at Leigh vicarage, Lancashire, on 21 November 1747, the second of the seven sons of William Farington (1704–1767), rector of Warrington and vicar of Leigh, and his wife, Esther Gilbody (1716–1794) of Manchester. His elder brother ...

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