Ann’s Aunts, Uncles and Cousins
By Martin Walker [This page will be continuously updated as more is discovered about this family] Ann had numerous aunts, uncles and cousins and many are mentioned in her own diary, Anne Lister’s diaries and archive documents. This blog seeks to briefly introduce these family members so that the documents we are finding can be placed in Ann’s life more accurately. Ann’s parents were John Walker (1753-1823) and Mary Edwards (1763-1823); they were married on 18 June 1795 at Halifax Minster. Ann’s father had four brothers and sisters: Mary, William, Elizabeth and Ann (Aunt Ann of Cliff Hill). Only Elizabeth married – a Priestley – and had children. Of Ann’s…
September 1843: What Happened to Ann Walker?
An overview of the Parker Memorandum and Ann Walker’s removal from Shibden hall
Rymer’s letter to the Family Of Ann Walker
A reading of the letter from Rymer to George Mackay Sutherland about the result of Ann Walker’s lunacy hearing and next steps. Read on Adney Bridge, Shibden Park