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Frances (Fanny) Mostyn Owen (1806–1832)
Frances (Fanny) Myddelton Biddulph (1832–1887)


Second daughter of William Mostyn Owen Sr. Married Robert Myddelton Biddulph in 1832. A close friend and neighbour of CD before the Beagle voyage.


BMD (Death index) (s.v. Biddulph, Frances Myddelton)

Burke’s landed gentry 1952

England & Wales, national probate calendar (index of wills and administrations), 1858–1966 (, accessed 15 April 2011).


BMD: General Register Office, England and Wales civil registration indexes. England & Wales birth index, 1837–1983. England and Wales marriage index, 1837–1983. England and Wales death index, 1837–1983. Online database. Provo, Utah: The Generations Network. 2006.

Burke’s landed gentry: A genealogical and heraldic history of the commoners of Great Britain and Ireland enjoying territorial possessions or high official rank but unvisited with heritable honours. Burke’s genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry. By John Burke et al. 1st–18th edition. London: Henry Colburn [and others]. 1833–1969.