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Archive Reference / Library Class No.D8760/F/FEG/1/47
TitleLetters from Anna M. Dixon, sister of husband of Mary Louisa Dixon (née Simpkinson), to Eleanor Isabella Franklin, later Gell
Extent10 items
RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
Archive CreatorEleanor Isabella Franklin, later Eleanor Gell (1824-1860)
Gell family of Hopton Hall, Wirksworth
Administrative HistoryAnna M. Dixon was the sister of noted opthalmologist James Dixon (1814-1896), who on 2 Oct 1851 became the husband of Mary Louisa Simpkinson, daughter of Sir John Augustus Francis (Frank) Simpkinson and his wife Mary (nee Griffin). Anna was a regular correspondent with Eleanor Isabella Franklin, later Gell, who was the step-daughter of Lady Franklin, the aunt of Anna's sister-in-law, Mary Louisa Simpkinson.

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Dioxn; Anna M. (fl 1848-1853)
Gell; Eleanor Isabella (1824-1860); daughter of explorer Sir John Franklin
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