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Bagot, Theodosia, (Lady Bagot), (1865–21 Feb. 1940)  

Born 1865; 3rd d of Sir John Leslie, 1st Bt; m 1st, 1885, Lt-Col Josceline FitzRoy Bagot, MP (d 1913); one s three d; son was Sir Alan Desmond Bagot, 1st Bt (...

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Campbell, Lady Archibald, (Janey Sevilla), (died 1923)  

Born d of late James Callander of Ardkinglas and Craigforth, and of late Hon. Mrs Callander (whose portrait hangs in the King of Bavaria’s Gallery of Beauty at Munich); ward of George, 8th Duke of Argyll; ...

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Cohen, Mrs Nathaniel Louis, (Julia Matilda), (6 Sept. 1853–17 Dec. 1917), President of the Union of Jewish Women  

Born 6 Sept. 1853; d of Prof. Jacob Waley, MA, Conveyancing Council to the Court of Chancery; m 1873, Nathaniel Louis Cohen, LCC (d...

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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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Curie, Madame Marie, (7 Nov. 1867–4 July 1934), Professeur de Physique générale à la Faculté des Sciences de Paris, since 1906; Directeur du Laboratoire Curie à l’Institut du Radium de l’Université de Paris  

Born Varsovie, 7 Nov. 1867; d of Professeur de Lycée Sklodowski; m 1895, Pierre Curie (d 1906); two d; died 4 July 1934...

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D’Amico inguanez, Baroness Mary Frances Carmen Maria Teresa Sceberras Trigona, (1865–26 Dec. 1947), Premier Noble of Malta  

Born 1865; d of 15th Baron of Castel Cicciano, and great-niece of 19th Baroness of Diar-il-Bniet and Bukana; m 1890, Col Alexander Chalmers M’ Kean, CMG (d 1933); ...

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Elliott, Maud Howe, (Mrs John Elliott), (9 Nov. 1854–19 March 1948), author, lecturer, campaign speaker; Secretary, Art Association of Newport; Hon. Vice-President, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida  

Born Boston, 9 Nov. 1854; d of Dr Samuel Gridley Howe and Julia Ward; m 1887, late John Elliott, painter; died 19 March 1948

author, lecturer, campaign speaker; Secretary, Art Association of Newport; Hon. Vice-President, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida...

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Galletti di Cadilhac, Countess, (Hon. Margaret Isabella Collier) (1846–27 June 1928)  

Born 1846; d of 1st Baron Monkswell; m 1873, Count Arturo Galletti di Cadilhac (d 1912), Colonel in the Reserve, and Deputy in Italian Parliament; two s one ...

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Gilbert, Rosa, (Lady Gilbert), (Rosa Mulholland), (1841–1921), authoress  

Born Belfast, 1841; 2nd d of Joseph Stevenson Mulholland, MD, Belfast; m 1891, Sir John Thomas Gilbert, LLD (d 1898); died April 1921...

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Gretton, Mary Sturge, (died 15 Aug. 1961), author; Visiting Justice of Oxford Prison, 1924–36; only woman appointed Member of the Agricultural Wages Board Committee for Oxfordshire, 1918–22  

JP; BLitt Oxon; FRHistS

Born d of late Marshal Struge, JP, and Anne, d of Francis Burke, Puisne Judge and Loan Commissioner of Montserrat, West Indies; ...

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Howe, Mrs Julia Ward, (27 May 1819–16 Oct. 1910), student, lecturer, and writer  

Born New York City, 27 May 1819; father, g s of Colonial Governor of Rhode Island, s of Lt-Col Samuel Ward; mother, of Huguenot and Dutch descent, g niece of Gen. Francis Marion of South Carolina; ...

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Ingram, Hon. Mrs Meynell, (Emily Charlotte), (1840–21 Dec. 1904)  

Born 1840; e d of Charles, 1st Viscount Halifax, and Mary, 5th d of Charles, 2nd Earl Grey; m 1863, Hugo Francis Meynell Ingram (d 1871); died 21 Dec. 1904...

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Lawrence, Hon. Dame Maude Agnes, (16 April 1864–11 Jan. 1933), Director of Women’s Establishments at the Treasury since 1920; Chief Woman Inspector of the Board of Education, 1905–20  

DBE 1926

Born 16 April 1864; d of 1st Baron Lawrence, Viceroy of India, 1864–69; died 11 Jan. 1933

Director of Women’s Establishments at the Treasury since ...

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Markievicz, Mme Constance Georgine, (4 Feb. 1868–15 July 1927), Member Dail Eireann for Dublin City, South, since 1923; Secretary for Labour, 1921–22; MP (SF), St Patrick’s, Dublin, Dec. 1918–22  

Born 4 Feb. 1868; d of Sir Henry William Gore-Booth, 5th Bt and Georgina Mary, d of Col Charles John Hill; m 1900, Casimir Dunin de Markievicz; one ...

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Montgomery, Kathleen, (died 22 Dec. 1960), wrote (with her sister, Letitia who d 1930), as K. L. Montgomery  

Born d of late Robert Hobart Montgomery, of The Knocks, Co. Kildare; on maternal side connected with Oliver Goldsmith; died 22 Dec. 1960

wrote (with her sister, Letitia who ...

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Nesbit, E(dith), (Mrs Hubert Bland), (19 Aug. 1858–4 May 1924), poet and novelist, and author of children’s books  

Born London, 19 Aug. 1858; y d of John Collis Nesbit; m 1st, 1880, Hubert Bland (d 1914); two s two d; 2nd, ...

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Richter, Louise Marie, (Mrs J. P. Richter), (died 9 Jan. 1938), authoress and art critic  

m 1878, Jean Paul Richter (d 1937); two s two d; died 9 Jan. 1938

authoress and art critic

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Singer, Dorothea Waley, (17 Dec. 1882–24 June 1964), author and social worker  

Born London, 17 Dec. 1882; d of Nathaniel Louis Cohen, LCC, and Julia Matilda (née Waley); m 1910, Prof. Charles Singer (d 1960...

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Watson, Alexandra Mary Chalmers, (1873–7 Aug. 1936), President, Medical Women’s Federation; President Women’s United Services Club; Member of Advisory Committee on Nutrition; First Chief Controller Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, 1917–18  

CBE 1917; MD

Born India, 1873; d of late Auckland Geddes, CIE; m 1898, Chalmers Watson; two s; died 7 Aug. 1936

President, Medical Women’s Federation; President Women’s United Services Club; Member of Advisory Committee on Nutrition; First Chief Controller Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, ...