Ann Batten Cristall entry: Overview screen.
Shortly before 7 December 1769
ABC was born at Penzance
, into a family of six children, if two elder half-brothers are included in the count.
By February 1795
The publisher Joseph Johnson
issued by subscription ABC's Poetical Sketches
: an important text in women's Romanticism.
9 February 1848
ABC, approaching eighty years old, died apparently at Lewisham
, where she was buried.