Growing up at Griff 1819-

Born in 1819 at South Farm, Mary Ann Evans grew up at Griff House, near Nuneaton in Warwickshire, where she lived from 1820.

Her father Robert worked for the wealthy Newdigate family at nearby Arbury Hall. Their estate stretched for miles - and here they built their fortune through a growing family business. [where?]

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Griff House, near Nuneaton. This is where Mary Ann lived as a child.
Arbury Hall, home of the wealthy Newdigate
family, and the centre of their coal business.

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