Bray, Anna Eliza (F)

b. 25 December 1790. d. 21 January 1883. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, novelist, historian, topographical writer, and travel writer. Née Kempe. Cousin of Frances Rossetti, the mother of Dante Gabriel and Christina Rossetti. Born in Surrey. Took painting lessons with Thomas Stothard and subsequently with his son, Charles Alfred Stothard, whom she married in 1818. In 1822, after his death, she married Edward Atkyns Bray, a vicar from Tavistock, Devon. Friend and correspondent of Robert Southey. Prolific writer. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (SP, AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
To a Wood Dove, Which Fled, at the Approach of the Writer, from a Ruined Tower of the Abbey, in the Vicarage Garden, at Tavistock 1829 Forget-Me-Not Poet 15544