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Opie [née Alderson], Amelia

Gary Kelly

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/20799

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Opie [née Alderson], Amelia (1769–1853), novelist and poet, was born on 12 November 1769 in the parish of St George, Norwich. She was the only child of James Alderson (d. 1825), physician—son of James Alderson, dissenting minister of Lowestoft—and his wife, ...

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