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Archive Reference / Library Class No.D8760/F/FEG/1/31
TitleLetters from Henrietta Weekes Wright (née Franklin) to her niece Eleanor Isabella Gell
Extent20 items
RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
Archive CreatorEleanor Isabella Franklin, later Eleanor Gell (1824-1860)
Gell family of Hopton Hall, Wirksworth
Administrative HistoryHenrietta Franklin, later Wright (1795-1878) was the 12th child and 7th daughter of Willingham Franklin and his wife Hannah (nee Weekes). She was the sister of the Arctic explorer John Franklin and aunt of Eleanor Isabella Franklin, later Gell. Henrietta married Thomas Bailey Wright (1790-1858) on 5 Aug 1817 at West Keal, Lincolnshire; they had 5 children: Richard Franklin (1819-1887), Harriet (born 1821), Mary (born 1827), Arthur (born 1831), who became Rector of Coningsby, and Alice (born 1832), who married A.A. Barker.

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Gell; Eleanor Isabella (1824-1860); daughter of explorer Sir John Franklin
Wright; Henrietta Weekes (1795-1878); wife of Reverend Thomas Bailey Wright
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