1807 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Ann Yearsley

Samuel Egerton Brydges, Obituary in Censura Literaria 3 (1807) 112.



May 8. At Melkham, Wilts, Mrs. Ann Yearsley, well known in the poetic world, as the Milkwoman of Bristol. She possessed an extraordinary degree of genius, and for a person in her situation, most valuable information.