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Parsons [née Hext], Gertrude (1812–1891), novelist

Rosemary Mitchell

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/21459

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Parsons [née Hext], Gertrude (1812–1891), novelist, was born at Restormel, Cornwall, on 19 March 1812, the fourth daughter in the family of nine children of Captain John Hext (1766–1838) of Trenarren, Cornwall, an infantry officer, and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1851)...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers)

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