Dorothea Ann Thrupp

THRUPP, Dorothea Ann. b. Paddington Green, London (then Middlesex), 20 June 1779; d. St John’s Wood, London (then Middlesex), 14 December 1847. She was the half-sister of a well known sculptor, Frederick Thrupp: she was the eldest child of her father, Joseph Thrupp, and his first wife, Mary Burgon (d. 1795). Under the nom-de-plume ‘Iota’, she contributed hymns to The Friendly Visitor and The Children’s Friend, magazines edited by the Revd William Carus Wilson (1791-1859), ‘father of the cheap religious literature of the day’ (quoted in ODNB). Wilson, who founded the Clergy Daughters’ School at Cowan Bridge, Lancashire, in 1824, was a pillar of Victorian piety and the original of the...

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