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Trimmer [née Kirby], Sarah (1741–1810), author and educationist

Barbara Brandon Schnorrenberg

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195146561
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/27740
Trimmer [née Kirby], Sarah (1741–1810), author and educationist

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Trimmer [née Kirby], Sarah (1741–1810), author and educationist, was born in Ipswich, Suffolk, on 6 January 1741, the only daughter of the artist Joshua Kirby (1716–1774) and his wife, Sarah Bull (c.1718–1775). She was educated by her father and at ...

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Subjects: Education ; Literature

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