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date: 20 February 2020

Simcoe [née Gwillim], Elizabeth Postumalocked

(1762–1850)
  • Mary Lu MacDonald

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Simcoe [née Gwillim], Elizabeth Postuma (1762–1850), diarist and artist, was born in September 1762 and baptized on 22 September at Aldwincle, Northamptonshire, the only child of Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Gwillim (bap. 1726, d. 1762?) and Elizabeth Spinckes (bap. 1723, d. 1762)...

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