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Angelou, Marguerite Annie, (Maya), (4 April 1928–28 May 2014), writer, singer and actress  

Born St Louis, 4 April 1928; d of Bailey Johnson and Vivian Baxter Johnson; one s; died 28 May 2014

writer, singer and actress

George Washington High Sch., San Francisco; California Labor Sch....


Anstee, Dame Margaret (Joan), (25 June 1926–25 Aug. 2016), lecturer, writer and consultant on UN issues and peacekeeping training; Adviser to: President and Government of Bolivia (ad honorem), 1993–97 and 2002–05; Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, 1987–93  

DCMG 1994

Born 25 June 1926; d of Edward Curtis Anstee and Anne Adaliza (née Mills); died 25 Aug. 2016

lecturer, writer and consultant on UN issues and peacekeeping training; Adviser to: President and Government of Bolivia (...


Atholl, Duchess of, ((Katharine Marjory)) (died 21 Oct. 1960)  

DBE, 1918; Hon. DCL (Oxford, Durham); Hon. LLD (Glas., Man., Leeds, McGill (Canada) and Columbia (New York) Universities); FRCM

Born d of Sir James Henry Ramsay, 10th Bart of Bamff, Perthshire; ...


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 (...


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; ...


Castle of Blackburn, Baroness, (Barbara Anne Castle) (6 Oct. 1910–3 May 2002)  

Born 6 Oct. 1910; d of Frank and Annie Rebecca Betts; m 1944, Edward Cyril Castle (later Baron Castle) (d 1979); no c...


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...


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


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...


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); ...


Dunwoody, Gwyneth (Patricia), (12 Dec. 1930–17 April 2008), MP (Lab) Crewe and Nantwich, since 1983 (Crewe, Feb. 1974–1983)  

Born 12 Dec. 1930; d of late Morgan Phillips and Baroness Phillips; m 1954, Dr John Elliott Orr Dunwoody, CBE (marr. diss. 1975; he d 2006); two s one ...


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...


Ewing, Margaret Anne, (1 Sept. 1945–21 March 2006), Member (SNP) Moray, Scottish Parliament, since 1999  

Born 1 Sept. 1945; d of John and Peggie McAdam; m 1968, Donald Straiton Bain; m 1983, Fergus Stewart Ewing.; died 21 March 2006

Member (SNP) Moray, Scottish Parliament, since ...


Faulkner of Downpatrick, Lady, (Lucy (Barbara Ethel) Faulkner) (1 July 1925–20 Jan. 2012)  

CBE 1985

Born 1 July 1925; d of William John Forsythe and Jane Ethel Sewell; m 1951, Arthur Brian Deane Faulkner (MP (NI) 1949–73; PC 1959; cr Baron Faulkner of Downpatrick, ...


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 ...


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...


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; ...


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; ...


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...


Jekyll, Agnes, (Lady Jekyll), (12 Oct. 1861–28 Jan. 1937), JP  

DBE 1918

Born 12 Oct. 1861; d of William Graham, MP, and Jane Catherine Lowndes; m 1881, Col Sir Herbert Jekyll, KCMG (d 1932...