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Morrison, Sophia (1859–1917), cultural fieldworker in the Isle of Man and campaigner for the Manx language, was born on 24 May 1859 at Peel, Isle of Man, the third of nine children of Charles Morrison (1824–1880), merchant and ship owner, and Louisa Crellin (1830–1901)...

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Dorothy Pentreath (bap. 1692, d. 1777) by unknown engraver, pubd 1781 (after R. Scaddan) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Pentreath [later Jeffery], Dorothy [Dolly] (bap. 1692, d. 1777), native Cornish speaker, was born at Mousehole, Paul parish, Cornwall, and baptized on 16 May 1692. She was the second of six children of Nicholas Pentreath, a fisherman, and his second wife, Jone...

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Pollard [née Gladstone], Margaret Steuart (1904–1996), Cornish poet, was born at 2 Whitehall Court, London, on 1 March 1904, daughter of John Steuart Gladstone (1862–1920), an East India merchant, and his wife, Anne Fitzgibbon, and granddaughter of W. E. Gladstone's niece Mary Ellen...