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Garnett, Richard, 1789-1850



  • Existence: 1789 - 1850

Rev. Richard Garnett (1789-1850), philologist and assistant keeper of printed books at the British Museum, wrote significant essays on the languages and dialects of the British Isles as well as sermons and poems. He was married to Margaret Heathcote (d. 1828) and Rayne Wreaks (1802-1866).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Garnett Family Papers

Identifier: MS164
Abstract The Garnett Family Papers are comprised of the correspondence, manuscripts, journals and diaries, documents, photographs, albums, and other archival materials concerning the Garnett family which were held by Richard Garnett at Hilton Hall near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, U.K. until 2008.
Dates: 1784 - 2005; Other: Majority of material found within 1814 - 1981