Ann Taylor

Died aged c. 84

Ann Gilbert (née Taylor; 30 January 1782 – 20 December 1866) was an English poet and literary critic. She gained lasting popularity in her youth as a writer of verse for children. In the years up to her marriage, she became an astringent literary critic. However, she is best remembered as the elder sister and collaborator of Jane Taylor.

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In these houses lived Jane & Ann Taylor authors of "Original Poems for Infant Minds" etc. 1796-1811.

11-12 West Stockwell Street, Colchester, United Kingdom where they lived