Frances Isabella Duberly entry: Overview screen.
27 September 1829
Frances Isabella Locke (later Duberly) was born at Rowdeford House
in the village of Rowde
, near Devizes
. She was the youngest by some years in a family of nine children.
2 July 1855
FID, who had experienced the loss en route
of many letters sent home to England from the Crimea
, sent her sister Selina
the greater part of her war journal, for safety, in the care of a friend.
FID's Journal Kept during the Russian War
, a record of military manoeuvres and engagements in the Crimea
, appeared in time for the Christmas market while the war was still going on.