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Thomas Carlyle

Jane Welsh Carlyle, wife to Thomas Carlyle

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Jane was the daughter of a surgeon, John Welsh, who was born at Craigenputtoch near Dunscore.  Her mother was Grace Baillie Welsh, who came from Thornhill and liked to boast of an ancestry which included gipsies, William Wallace and John Know.

 

Jane Welsh and Thomas Carlyle were married at Templand near Thornhill on 17 October 1826.

Materials/Media:
paper
Dimensions:
width 113, height 157mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
TC/15
Digital Number:
DMPG078n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council