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Janet Lady Colquhoun

Neé Sinclair
Dates 1781 - 1846
Additional date information 1781-04-17 to 1846-10-21
Place born London
Place died Helensburgh
Short biography

writer and philanthropist

Biography

spent childhood at Thurso Castle, married Major James Colquhoun 1799, kept diary for 40 years, established school of industry for girls near Rossdhu, 1818, wrote several religious works, including The World's Religion as Contrasted with Genuine Christianity, 2nd edn (Edinburgh: John Johnstone, 1839)

 

-see Oxford Dictionary of National Biography online

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