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NameFrances Mary Richardson Currer
Livedb. 1785-03-03 - d. 1861-04-28 (new)
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Associated PlacesWest Riding of Yorkshire -- Home
Source of DataODNB (Article: 6951); Hannah Yip.
Biographical Sources ConsultedODNB (Article: 6951)
Other NoteFrances Mary Richardson Currer was born on 3 March 1785 at Eshton Hall, West Riding of Yorkshire. She was the heir of Reverend Henry Richardson (1758-1784). Based at Eshton Hall for all her life, Currer nonetheless performed several charitable acts. Charlotte Brontë used her surname for her pseudonym (Currer Bell). Currer died on 28 April 1861, and was buried at St Andrew's Church, Gargrave. She is best remembered today for her formidable collection of books and manuscripts.
GEMMS record createdJuly 16, 2021
GEMMS record last editedJuly 17, 2021