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Ancestry report for Letitia Byrne, daughter of William Byrne and Mrs Byrne

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.


See also A Description of Tunbridge Wells and Its Neighbourhood by Paul Amsinck published in 1810 and
Generation No. 1
1. Letitia Byrne was the daughter of (2) William Byrne and (3) Mrs Byrne. She was born 24th Nov 1779; died 21st May 1849 at 8 Weymouth Street, Marylebone, London; buried after 21st May 1849 at Kensal Green Cemetery, London
 
Generation No. 2
2. William Byrne He was born 1743 at London; died 24th Sep 1805 at Titchfield Street, London; buried after 24th Sep 1805 at St Pancras Parish Church, London
He married (1) ..... on c 1770. She was born c 1745. They had the following children:
iJames who was born on 1771; died 1834
iiAnne Frances who was born on 1775; died 2nd Jan 1837 Cirencester Place, London; buried after 2nd Jan 1837 Kensal Green Cemetery, London
iiiMary who was born on 1776; died 1845
ivLetitia who was born on 24th Nov 1779; died 21st May 1849 8 Weymouth Street, Marylebone, London; buried after 21st May 1849 Kensal Green Cemetery, London
vElizabeth who was born on c 1780; died 1849
viJohn who was born on 1786; died 11th Mar 1847; buried after 11th Mar 1847 Kensal Green Cemetery, London
He married (2) Marianne Francotte on Jul 1792. She was born c 1745
 
3. Mrs Byrne She was born c 1745
She married William Byrne on c 1770. He was born 1743 at London; died 24th Sep 1805 at Titchfield Street, London; buried after 24th Sep 1805 at St Pancras Parish Church, London. They had the following children:
iJames who was born on 1771; died 1834
iiAnne Frances who was born on 1775; died 2nd Jan 1837 Cirencester Place, London; buried after 2nd Jan 1837 Kensal Green Cemetery, London
iiiMary who was born on 1776; died 1845
ivLetitia who was born on 24th Nov 1779; died 21st May 1849 8 Weymouth Street, Marylebone, London; buried after 21st May 1849 Kensal Green Cemetery, London
vElizabeth who was born on c 1780; died 1849
viJohn who was born on 1786; died 11th Mar 1847; buried after 11th Mar 1847 Kensal Green Cemetery, London
 

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