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TitleLetter from Priscilla McLaren, Rochdale, to her sister and brother-in-law Margaret and Samuel Lucas; 11 October 1839.
Date11 October 1839
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionGives her impressions of the people and events at her wedding reception, after having left for Windermere; refers to her attendance at a service at a Catholic 'chapel', whose 'minister' Brown died of typhus the previous week; notes that Jacob [Bright] and Esther [Bright] travelled to Manchester in the 'stand-ups'; states that she will travel to Croydon after visiting W. Fowden, staying a night at Warwick Street, London; refers to Esther [Bright's] 'beggars'; mentions that the husband of 'Blomley' has died.

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Termfamily & social affairs

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1764Brown; - (fl 1839); Rev.fl 1839
NA1747Bright; Jacob (1821-1899); Mr; M.P. and women's suffrage campaigner1821-1899
NA1753Vaughan; Esther (1820-1850); Mrs; née Bright1820-1850
NA1765Fowden; W. (fl 1839); -fl 1839
NA1766McKeard; Martha (fl 1839-1852); -fl 1839-1852
NA1762Johnson; Joseph (fl 1829-1839)fl 1829-1839
NA1767Hodgkinson; J. (fl 1839); -fl 1839
NA1768Howorth; Ann (fl 1839-1840)fl 1839-1840
NA1769Fothergill; J. (fl 1839)fl 1839
NA1757Johnson; Hannah (fl 1829-1839); -fl 1829-1839
NA1770Cogswell; - (fl 1839); Mrsfl 1839
NA1771Lucas; F. (fl 1839); -fl 1839
NA1772Midgley; Mary (fl 1839)fl 1839
NA1759Bright; Samuel (1826-1873); Mr1826-1873
NA1773Birwett; Henry (fl 1839); Mrfl 1839
NA920McLaren; Priscilla (1815-1906); née Bright social reformer1815-1906
NA1774Lucas; Samuel (fl 1839-1881)fl 1839-1881
NA1748Lucas; Margaret (fl 1829-1887); Mrs; 'Maggie' née Brightfl 1829-1887
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