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Anstey, Vera, (1889–26 Nov. 1976)  

DSc (Econ.)

Born 1889; 2nd d of James and Mary Powell; m 1913, Percy L. Anstey (d 1920); one s one d; died...

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Butler, Elizabeth, (Lady Butler), (1846–2 Oct. 1933), painter  

Born Lausanne, 1846; d of late T. J. Thompson and sister of late Mrs Meynell; m 1877, Lt-Gen. Rt Hon. Sir William Francis Butler, GCB (...

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Carmichael, Mary, (1850–17 March 1935), composer and accompanist  

Born Birkenhead, Cheshire, 1850; died 17 March 1935

composer and accompanist

Aix-la-Chapelle, Bonn, Lausanne

Musical studies, London (Ebenezer Prout), Munich (Heinrich Porges); has accompanied most of the principal singers and violinists...

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Churchill, Lady Randolph Spencer, (Jennie Spencer), (1854–29 June 1921), Lady of Grace of St John of Jerusalem, 1901; was proprietor and Editor of the Anglo-Saxon Review  

CI 1885; RRC 1902

Born 1854; d of late Leonard Jerome, New York; m 1st, 1874, Rt. Hon. Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill, 3rd s...

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Cotes, Sara Jeannette, (Mrs Everard Cotes), (22 Dec. 1861–22 July 1922)  

Born Brantford, Canada, 22 Dec. 1861; d of Charles Duncan, merchant; m 1890, Everard Cotes; died 22 July 1922

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Craufurd, Mrs Eleanor Louisa Houison, (died 15 Dec. 1950), Principal, Downham School, Hatfield Heath, Bishop’s Stortford  

Born d of J. F. Dalrymple Hay and Ellen Douglas (d of R. H. Johnston Stewart of Physgill), of Dunlop House, Dunlop; m 1903...

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de Ros, 25th Baroness, (Mary Frances Dawson) (31 July 1854–4 May 1939)  

Born 31 July 1854; d of 24th Baron de Ros and Elizabeth, d of 2nd Earl of Wilton; m 1878, Hon. Anthony Lucius Dawson, afterwards 3rd Earl of Dartrey (...

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Dearmer, Mabel, (22 March 1872–10 July 1915), artist, writer, dramatist; Director of Plays for the Morality Play Society  

Born 22 March 1872; m 1892, Rev. Percy Dearmer; two s; died 10 July 1915

artist, writer, dramatist; Director of Plays for the Morality Play Society...

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Faucit, Helen, (Lady Martin), (1820–31 Oct. 1898), celebrated actress (retired in 1865, but reappeared on the stage from time to time chiefly in the cause of charity)  

Born 1820; d of John Savile Faucit and Mrs Faucit, a contemporary (actress) of the Kembles; m 1851, Sir Theodore Martin, KCB, KCVO; died 31 Oct. 1898

celebrated actress (retired in ...

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Ffrangcon-Davies, Dame Gwen, (25 Jan. 1891–27 Jan. 1992), actress  

DBE 1991

Born 25 Jan. 1891; d of David Ffrangcon-Davies, the famous singer, and Annie Frances Rayner; died 27 Jan. 1992

actress

South Hampstead High Sch.; abroad

First London success The Immortal Hour, ...

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Fisher Prout, Margaret, (1875–9 Dec. 1963), Member of New English Art Club  

ARA 1948; RWS 1945; RWA 1947

Born 1875; d of Mark Fisher, RA; m 1908, John Alexander Prout; died 9 Dec. 1963

Member of New English Art Club...

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Forbes, Lady Helen (Emily), (13 Dec. 1874–13 Oct. 1926), author  

Born London, 13 Dec. 1874; 2nd but o surv. d of 3rd Earl of Craven and Evelyn, d of 7th Viscount Barrington; m 1901, Ian Forbes; two s four d...

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Grosvenor, Countess, (Sibell Mary) (24 March 1855–4 Feb. 1929)  

Born 24 March 1855; 4th d of 9th Earl of Scarborough; m 1st, 1874, Earl Grosvenor (d 1884), e s of 1st Duke of Westminster; one s two ...

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Hannay, Mrs Jane Ewing, (8 Feb. 1868–14 April 1938), JP  

CBE 1933 (OBE 1918)

Born 8 Feb. 1868; d of Rev. J. S. Wilson, DD, New Abbey, and Jane Ewing Brown; m 1899, Prof. Robert Kerr Hannay; one ...

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Kay, Katharine Cameron, (died 21 Aug. 1965), painter and etcher  

RE 1964 (ARE 1920); RSW; FRSA 1950

Born Glasgow; d of Rev. Robert and Margaret Cameron; m 1928, Arthur Kay, HRSA (d 1939...

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Ramsden, Lady (Helen) Guendolen, (14 Nov. 1846–28 Aug. 1910), author and artist  

Born 14 Nov. 1846; 3rd d and co-heiress of 12th Duke of Somerset; m 1865, Sir John William Ramsden, 5th Bt; one s two d; died 28 Aug. 1910

author and artist...

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Rutland, (Marion Margaret) Violet, Duchess of, (died 27 Dec. 1937), artist  

Born d of Col Hon. C. H. Lindsay, CB (3rd s of 7th Earl of Balcarres and 24th of Crawford), and Emelia, d of Hon. Very Rev. Henry M. Browne, of Lord Kilmaine; ...

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Simpson, Mary Goudie, (died 17 Aug. 1934)  

RBA

Born London, of Scotch parentage; died 17 Aug. 1934

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Vonnoh, Bessie Potter, (17 Aug. 1872–7 March 1955), artist, sculptor  

NA

Born St Louis, 17 Aug. 1872; d of Alexander C. and Mary McKenney Potter; m 1899, Robert Vonnoh (decd); m 1948, Dr Edward L. Keyes; ...