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Kirby, Joshua (1716-1774), artist and architect

Felicity C. J. Owen

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15646
Kirby, Joshua (1716-1774), artist and architect


Kirby, Joshua (1716-1774), artist and architect, was born at Parham, Suffolk, the second of eleven children of John Kirby (c. 1690-1753), former schoolmaster and surveyor, and Alice Brown (1685/6-1766). Educated at home, Glevering Mill, Joshua helped to collect material for his father's road-book, The Suffolk Traveller (1735) and a map ...

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