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Burnett, Frances Eliza Hodgson (1849-1924), children's writer and novelist

Gillian Avery

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Burnett, Frances Eliza Hodgson (1849-1924), children's writer and novelist, was born on 24 November 1849 in Cheetham Hill, Manchester, the third child and eldest daughter in the family of two sons and three daughters of Edwin Hodgson (1816-1854) and his wife, Eliza, née Boond (1815-1870). Edwin Hodgson, wholesaler of decorative ...

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