Elizabeth Parker

Standard Name: Parker, Elizabeth


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Friends, Associates Ellen Weeton
Though she says nothing about friendships in her life, EW was a correspondent of another remarkable diarist and letter-writer, Elizabeth Parker of Alkincoats in Lancashire. Elizabeth belonged to an older generation and was very much...


July 1765: Elizabeth Parker, an independent widow of...

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July 1765

Elizabeth Parker , an independent widow of Alkincoats in Lancashire and an energetic diarist, eloped to Gretna Green with John Shackleton , a much younger merchant: this proved a very bad choice.


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