Reference Entry

Coleridge, Derwent (1800-1883), writer and educationist

Cherry Durrant

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Coleridge, Derwent (1800-1883), writer and educationist, was born on 14 September 1800 at Greta Hall, Keswick, Cumberland, the second of the three surviving children of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) and his wife, Sara (1770-1845), daughter of Stephen Fricker of Bristol. From early childhood he showed the sturdy independence ...

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