Letitia Byrne was born on 24 November 1779 the third daughter of William Byrne (1743 -1805) who was a reknown landscape engraver and publisher, a fellow of the Incorporated Society of Artists and exhibitor of engravings between 1766 and 1780. His children James (1771-1834), Anne Frances (1775-1837), Mary (1776-1845), Letitia, Elizabeth (c 1780 - 1849) and John (1786-1847) all became artists in their own right.
At the age of twenty Letitia was exhibiting at the Royal Academy and she came to prominence when she engraved over 40 works for Paul Amsinck's A Description of Tunbridge Wells and Its Neighbourhood published in 1810. She also engraved and exhibited views of Winchester, Oxford, Derbyshire, Wales, and France.
Letitia Byrne died on 21 May 1849, and was buried at Kensal Green cemetery.
|1st marriage||William Byrne||m: c 1770||Mrs|
|b: 1743 London|
d: 24th Sep 1805 Titchfield Street, London
bur: after 24th Sep 1805 St Pancras Parish Church, London
|b: c 1745|
d: 2nd Jan 1837 Cirencester Place, London
bur: after 2nd Jan 1837 Kensal Green Cemetery, London
|b: 24th Nov 1779|
d: 21st May 1849 8 Weymouth Street, Marylebone, London
bur: after 21st May 1849 Kensal Green Cemetery, London
|b: c 1780|
d: 11th Mar 1847
bur: after 11th Mar 1847 Kensal Green Cemetery, London
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