MRS BARBAULD AND HER CONTEMPORARIES... MRS BARBAULD AND HER CONTEMPORARIES, 1877
MRS BARBAULD AND HER CONTEMPORARIES, 1877
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Sketches of some eminent literary and scientific Englishwomen. Published volume, written by Jerom Murch (1807-1895). Alderman Murch was a Unitarian Minister at Trim Street Chapel, 1833-1845 and was elected Mayor of Bath seven times; 1863 and 4, 1876 and 7, 1886, 1890 and 1892. He was also President of the Bath Literary and Philosophical Society, a Magistrate and Deputy Lieutenant of Somerset. He was knighted in 1894. Although Anne Laetitia Barbauld died in 1825, Murch met many of her close friends during his stay at Diss, Norfolk in 1828. Mrs Barbauld had also been a close friend of Meadows Taylor, father of Anne Meadows Taylor who Murch married in 1830.