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Frances Erskine (1833–1854)
Frances Farrer (1854–1870)


Daughter of Maitland and William Erskine. Her mother Maitland, a daughter of Sir James Mackintosh, was a half-sister of Frances Emma Elizabeth Wedgwood (1800–89). Married Thomas Henry Farrer in 1854.


ODNB s.v. Farrer, Thomas Henry

B. Wedgwood and Wedgwood 1980 (family tree)


ODNB: Oxford dictionary of national biography: from the earliest times to the year 2000. (Revised edition.) Edited by H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. 60 vols. and index. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2004.

Wedgwood, Barbara and Wedgwood, Hensleigh. 1980. The Wedgwood circle, 1730–1897: four generations of a family and their friends. London: Studio Vista.