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date: 12 July 2020

Porter, (Ann) Agneslocked

(c. 1752–1814)
  • Joanna Martin


Porter, (Ann) Agnes (c. 1752–1814), governess and diarist, was born in Edinburgh, the eldest of the four children of the Revd Dr Francis Porter (bap. 1718, d. 1782), Church of England clergyman, and his wife, Elizabeth (c.1724–1794). Her birthday fell on 18 June but the exact year of her birth is unknown. Her father was born in ...

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