Richard Lovell Edgeworth(1744-1817), Writer and inventor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Richard was a member of the Royal Society and was associated with the Lunar Society. As an engineer he assisted in the development of the telegraph in Ireland. Both he and his daughter Maria had a lasting impact through their publications. Together they wrote the influential primer Practical Education (1788), a sympathetic and enlightened scheme for the domestic upbringing of children, which encouraged self-expression, the use of imaginative literature and the writing of stories.
- Anna Maria Beddoes (née Edgeworth) (daughter)
- Charlotte Edgeworth (daughter)
- Elizabeth Edgeworth (née Sneyd) (wife)
- Elizabeth Edgeworth (daughter)
- Henry Edgeworth (son)
- Honora Edgeworth (née Sneyd) (wife)
- Honora Edgeworth (daughter)
- Lovell Edgeworth (son)
- Maria Edgeworth (daughter)
- William Edgeworth (son)
- Emmeline King (née Edgeworth) (daughter)
- Charles Sneyd (son)
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