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DING 2012: "She lived in Sutton, Nottighamshire. She wrote Martin Luther, A Poem (1825) and Poems Sacred, Dramatic and Lyric (1833). She used the pseudonym M.A.C.  Her father, Rev. Thomas Cursham, kept a school in Sutton. In 1795 he was appointed incumbent at Annesley but he continued to reside at Sutton. He died in 1805. Mary Ann Cursham was a friend of Mary Ann Chaworth and through her she met Lord Byron who expressed her appreciation of her work. She contributed to The Amulet (“An Impromptu Prayer” (1828)) and Forget-me-not ((“The Destinies” (1830) and “Annesley” (1831)).”


WORKS

1832. Norman Abbey, A Tale of Sherwood Forest. 3 vols. London: Crochane. EDD.



KINGKONG PROJECT

Mary Ann CURSHAM (F: c1794 - 1881 Dec 17) (&ps: M A C; A LADY)



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LITERARY DIALECTS

1800-1950

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NOTTINGHAMSHIRE PROSE

Mary Ann Cursham

(1794-1881)

Neddy and Sally
(1841)
Neddy and Sally
(1841)
Ned and Sally
 (1855)
Ned and Sally
(1855)
Neddy and Sally 
(1841)
Neddy and Sally
(1841)