Reference Entry

Thornycroft [née Francis], Mary (1809-1895), sculptor

Nancy Proctor

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Thornycroft [née Francis], Mary (1809-1895), sculptor, born at Thornham, Norfolk, and baptized on 24 December 1809 at Redruth, Cornwall, was the third daughter of the four children of John Francis (1780-1861), sculptor, and his wife, Mary (née Nelson?), though she told her husband and children that she was born in ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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