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Leyland, Frederick Richards (1831–1892), shipowner and art patron

Linda Merrill

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/39341

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Leyland, Frederick Richards (1831–1892), shipowner and art patron, was born on 30 September 1831 in Liverpool, the first of the three sons of John Leyland, a bookkeeper, and his wife, Ann Jane Leyland (d. 1877), both of Liverpool. Although Ann Leyland is reputed to have sold pies in the city streets after her husband died or deserted the family in the late 1830s, a contemporary records that she worked in a respectable eating-house near the offices of ...

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Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art ; Transport Technology and Trades ; Transport

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