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


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...