Alice Flowerdew

FLOWERDEW, Alice. b. 1759; d. Ipswich, Suffolk, 23 September 1830. Her maiden name is unknown (JJ, p. 379). She married Daniel Flowerdew, who for some years held a Government appointment in Jamaica. He died in 1801, and she suffered further distress when her son, Charles Frederic Flowerdew, died on 29 November 1802, aged 21. She opened a school in Islington. She later lived in Bury St Edmunds, where she continued to teach, and Ipswich. She has been variously described as a General Baptist and a Unitarian. She published Poems, on Moral and Religious Subjects (1803), by ‘A. Flowerdew’ (which led to some doubt about her Christian name, sometimes given as ‘Anne’, as in Charles Rogers*’s Lyra...

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