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date: 26 February 2021

Currer, Frances Mary Richardsonlocked

  • Colin Lee


Currer, Frances Mary Richardson (1785–1861), book collector, was born on 3 March 1785 at Eshton Hall, near Gargrave, in the West Riding of Yorkshire. She was the posthumous daughter and sole heir of the Revd Henry Richardson (1758–1784) who, shortly before his death, took the name of ...

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Gentleman's Magazine
Bodleian Library, Oxford
private collection
Trinity College, Cambridge
J. Nichols & J. B. Nichols, , 8 vols. (1817–58); repr. (1966)