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Wheler, Elizabeth Anne, 1808-1906



Elizabeth Anne Wheler (1808-1906), eldest daughter of the banker Samuel Tertius Galton (1783-1844) and his wife, Frances Anne Violetta Darwin (1783-1874), was the wife of Edward Wheler.

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Elizabeth Anne Wheler: Reminiscences of my early life

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8691
Scope and Contents A manuscript copy of the reminiscences of Elizabeth Wheler, originally written between 1895 and 1904. The account, which was based at least partly on a diary, describes Wheler's life up to 1865, after which she states that her children will remember events better than she can. The reminiscences are mostly discursive, and are filled with anecdotes, although towards the end they become more like diary entries. The Galtons were very well connected: there are numerous references not only to...
Dates: 1905
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