Warrington Academy

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Family and Intimate relationships Anne Marsh
Anne Caldwell believed that her father, James , was the fourth baby that his parents had christened by this name: all the rest died as infants. The son of a Scottish tradesman settled in England...
Family and Intimate relationships Sarah Austin
Her great grandfather, Dr John Taylor , was the pastor of a Presbyterian church in Norwich, the author of a celebrated polemical work on The Scripture Doctrine of Original Sin(1738),
Commire, Anne, and Deborah Klezmer, editors. Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia. Yorkin Publications, 2002.
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Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
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Family and Intimate relationships Anna Letitia Barbauld
The Rev. John Aikin , ALB 's father, was appointed tutor in languages and belles lettres at the newly opened Dissenting Warrington Academy , in Warrington, Lancashire.
McCarthy, William, Elizabeth Kraft, and Anna Letitia Barbauld. “Introduction”. The Poems of Anna Letitia Barbauld, University of Georgia Press, 1994, p. xxi - xlvi.
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Ritchie, Anne Thackeray. A Book of Sibyls: Mrs. Barbauld, Miss Edgeworth, Mrs. Opie, Miss Austen. Smith, Elder, 1883.
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Family and Intimate relationships Anna Letitia Barbauld
ALB 's father, the Rev. John Aikin , took over the post of tutor in divinity at Warrington Academy , on the death of Dr John Taylor of Norwich.
McCarthy, William, Elizabeth Kraft, and Anna Letitia Barbauld. “Introduction”. The Poems of Anna Letitia Barbauld, University of Georgia Press, 1994, p. xxi - xlvi.
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Family and Intimate relationships Anna Letitia Barbauld
Anna Aikin (later ALB ) met her future husband in Warrington when he was admitted as a student to the Warrington Academy .
Rodgers, Betsy. Georgian Chronicle: Mrs Barbauld and her Family. Methuen, 1958.
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Family and Intimate relationships Anna Letitia Barbauld
Rochemont Barbauld came from a French Huguenot family and had a strong foreign accent as a result of spending his childhood abroad. He was ALB 's junior by six years, small in stature, emotionally unstable...
Friends, Associates Anna Letitia Barbauld
Her close friends at this period included Mary and Joseph Priestley and a number of young women of her own age. She was particularly attracted by a pair of sisters who got themselves barred from...
Intertextuality and Influence Anna Letitia Barbauld
William Enfield quoted eight lines from Aikin (as Our Poetess) in dedicating his very popular anthology The Speaker, designed for the teaching of elocution, to the head of Warrington Academy . Her volume...
Intertextuality and Influence Maria Edgeworth
ME 's overall pedagogic project (shared with her father) was a programmatic rejection
Butler, Marilyn. “Edgeworth’s Stern Father: Escaping Thomas Day, 1795-1801”. Tradition in Transition: Women Writers, Marginal Texts, and the Eighteenth-Century Canon, edited by Alvaro Ribeiro and James G. Basker, Clarendon, 1996, pp. 75 -93.
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of Rousseau and Thomas Day in favour of the Warrington Academy syllabus created by Joseph Priestley . Especially noteworthy in ME
Intertextuality and Influence Mary Wollstonecraft
The full title is The Female Reader: or, Miscellaneous Pieces in Prose and Verse: Selected from the Best Writers, and Disposed under Proper Heads; for the Improvement of Young Women. MW said she had...
Occupation Lucy Toulmin Smith
Manchester College (now Harris Manchester College ) had a long and distinguished history as a Dissenting institution (including spells at York and London) before it moved to Oxford in 1889 and into new buildings...
Occupation Anna Letitia Barbauld
One of her occupations here was making portrait silhouettes of friends, Warrington citizens, and staff and students at the Academy . More than fifty are known. To some silhouettes she added appropriate mottoes, quotations, or...
Residence Anna Letitia Barbauld
From her late teens and through her twenties Anna Aikin flourished in the rich intellectual and cultural soil of Warrington, on the Cheshire edge of Lancashire, a port town on the River Mersey in...

Timeline

1758
At about the date of the founding of the Warrington Academy , the Dissenter William Eyres set up a family printing press at Warrington in Lancashire.