Reference Entry

Sturge, Joseph (1793-1859), philanthropist

Alex Tyrrell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Sturge, Joseph (1793-1859), philanthropist, son of Joseph Sturge (1763-1817), a farmer and grazier, and his wife, Mary Marshall (d. 1819) of Alcester, Warwickshire, was born at Elberton, Gloucestershire, on 2 August 1793. He was the fourth of twelve children: six boys and six girls. After a year at Thornbury day ...

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