Elizabeth Beale: Memoir

Scope and Content

A short life of Mrs Elizabeth Beale, 1805-1825, with extracts from her letters, 12 folios.

Administrative / Biographical History

Elizabeth Beale (1805-1825), a Quaker, was born on 13 June 1805, the third daughter of John and Susanna Leckey of Cork. She was instructed by a governess, before attending Suir Island school. She married Joseph Beale.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Received from the collection of Henry Bradshaw, 1870.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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