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Raffald [née Whitaker], Elizabeth (bap. 1733, d. 1781), cook and writer on cookery

Nancy Cox

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/23008

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Raffald [née Whitaker], Elizabeth (bap. 1733, d. 1781), cook and writer on cookery, was born at Doncaster and baptized there on 8 July 1733. She was one of at least three daughters born to Joshua Whitaker, a man of some property in the town which the daughters inherited. After receiving a fair education, she passed about fifteen years (1748–63) in service, rising to become housekeeper at ...

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