Reference Entry

Bishop [née Bird], Isabella Lucy (1831-1904), traveller

Dorothy Middleton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Bishop [née Bird], Isabella Lucy (1831-1904), traveller, was born on 15 October 1831 at Boroughbridge Hall, Yorkshire, the home of her maternal grandmother. She was the elder daughter of the Revd Edward Bird (1792/3-1858) and his second wife, Dora, the daughter of the Revd Marmaduke Lawson. The Birds were prosperous ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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