Reference Entry

Farington, Joseph (1747-1821), landscape painter and diarist

Evelyn Newby

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Farington, Joseph (1747-1821), landscape painter and diarist, was born at Leigh vicarage, Lancashire, on 21 November 1747, the second of the seven sons of William Farington (1704-1767), rector of Warrington and vicar of Leigh, and his wife, Esther Gilbody (1716-1794) of Manchester. His elder brother William (1746-1803) and two of ...

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