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date: 22 October 2019

Seacole [née Grant], Mary Janelocked

(1805–1881)
  • Alan Palmer

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Seacole [née Grant], Mary Jane (1805–1881), nurse, was born Mary Jane Grant in Kingston, Jamaica, one of at least two daughters and one son of a Scottish soldier and the mixed-race proprietress of a boarding-house for officers and their families. Much of ...

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