in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Information and Communication Technologies. 662 words.
Freeling, Sir Francis, first baronet (1764–1836), postal administrator and book collector, was born at Redcliffe Hill, Bristol, on 25 August 1764. Freeling began his career in the Bristol...