The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Edgeworth, Richard Lovell
An Irish landlord, father of Maria Edgeworth, with a genius for mechanics, in which he displayed a remarkable talent for invention; was member of the last Irish Parliament; educated his son in accordance with the notions of Rousseau; wrote some works on mechanical subjects in collaboration with his daughter (1744-1817).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Edgeworth, Richard Lovell'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/e/edgeworth-richard-lovell.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.