may have met the poet George Dyer
through her brother; Dyer visited at Joshua's London lodgings and had a platonic affection for Elizabeth Cristall, who was living with her brother around 1795.
Roget, John Lewis. A History of the Old Water-Colour Society. Longmans, Green.
Many of her later friends were at least a generation younger than she was. She met many members of the Clapham Sect
in the 1790s, of whom Henry Thornton
and his daughter Marianne
Among her nineteenth-century visitors were Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(brought by Joseph Cottle
the Bristol bookseller),
Cottle, Joseph. Reminiscences of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Robert Southey. Houlston and Stoneman.