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date: 07 March 2021

Wakefield [née Bell], Priscillalocked

(1750–1832)
  • Ann B. Shteir

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Wakefield [née Bell], Priscilla (1750–1832), author and philanthropist, was born on 20 November 1750 in Tottenham, Middlesex, the eldest of six children of Catherine Barclay (1727–1784) and Daniel Bell (1726–1802), coal merchant. She was a great-granddaughter of the Quaker martyr Robert Barclay...

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Religious Society of Friends, London
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)
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National Portrait Gallery, London