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Elizabeth Pumphrey was the daughter of Thomas Allis, Retreat Superintendent 1823-1841. In 1851 she married the Retreat Chief Attendant, William Pumphrey.
She and her husband later took over the running of the private asylum, Fern Hall, estbalished by her father at Osbaldwick. They later moved the asylum to Lawrence House and in 1872 they transferred the establishment to Robert Baker, superintendent of The Retreat.