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Tait, Catharine (1819-1878), philanthropist

Rene Kollar

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/50739
Tait, Catharine (1819-1878), philanthropist


Tait, Catharine (1819-1878), philanthropist, was born on 9 December 1819 at Elmdon, near Rugby, Warwickshire, the youngest daughter of Anna Maria and William Spooner (1778?-1857), rector of Elmdon and archdeacon of Coventry. Catharine Spooner was baptized by her father on 12 December 1819. Described as enthusiastic and earnest in her ...

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