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date: 20 September 2019

Mitford, Mary Russelllocked

(1787–1855)
  • Martin Garrett

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Mitford, Mary Russell (1787–1855), playwright and writer, was born on 16 December 1787 at 37 Broad Street, Alresford, Hampshire, the only surviving child of George Mitford or Midford (1760–1842), who practised for a short time as a surgeon, and Mary Russell (1750–1830), a wealthy distant relation of the ...

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