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date: 02 March 2021

Kean [née Tree], Eleanora [Ellen]locked

(1805–1880)
  • M. Glen Wilson

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Kean [née Tree], Eleanora [Ellen] (1805–1880), actress, was born on 12 December 1805, probably in London, the third of the four daughters of Cornelius Tree, an East India House official. Ellen Tree's sisters, who included (Anna) Maria Tree, all went on the stage but retired on marriage. ...

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