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Yearsley [née Cromartie], Ann (bap. 1753, d. 1806), poet and writer

Mary Waldron

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30206
Yearsley [née Cromartie], Ann (bap. 1753, d. 1806), poet and writer

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Yearsley [née Cromartie], Ann (bap. 1753, d. 1806), poet and writer, was baptized on 15 July 1753 (not 1752 or 1756 as are sometimes given) at St Andrew's Church in Clifton, near Bristol, the daughter of John and Ann Cromartie (d. 1784). Contemporary accounts describe Ann's mother as a milkwoman ...

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