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Archive Reference / Library Class No.D8760/F/FEG/1/40
TitleLetters from Sir Francis Simpkinson, brother-in-law of Lady Jane Franklin, to Eleanor Isabella Gell
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RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
Archive CreatorEleanor Isabella Franklin, later Eleanor Gell (1824-1860)
Gell family of Hopton Hall, Wirksworth
Administrative HistoryJohn Augustus Francis Simpkinson (1780-1851) was an eminent London barrister, later a celebrated judge. In 1814 he married Mary Griffin (sister of Jane Griffin, later Lady Franklin) : they had two sons, John Nassau and Francis Guillemard, and three daughters who lived to adulthood, Mary Louisa, Emma Jane and Marianne Jane. In 1845 he was knighted.

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Simpkinson; Sir; John Augustus Francis (1780-1851); barrister and judge
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