1823–1910

Introduction

Born: Ap­ril 19, 1823, Plas-y-Velin, Neath, Gla­mor­gan­shire, South Wales.

Died: May 10, 1910, Clif­ton (near Bris­tol), Eng­land.

Buried: Ar­nos Vale Ce­me­te­ry, Bris­tol, Eng­land.

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Biography

Anna was the daugh­ter of Eli­jah War­ing.

She was raised a Quak­er, but was bap­tized into the Church of Eng­land in 1842 at St. Mar­tins, Win­nall, Hamp­shire.

She was deep­ly in­volved in phil­an­thro­pic work, es­pe­cial­ly the Dis­charged Pris­on­ers’ Aid So­ci­e­ty.

War­ing mas­tered He­brew as a young girl, to be able to stu­dy Old Tes­ta­ment po­et­ry, and dai­ly read the orig­in­al He­brew psal­ter through­out her life.

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