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Aberdeen and Temair, Marchioness of, (Ishbel Maria) (1857–18 April 1939)  

GBE 1931

Born 1857; d of 1st Baron Tweedmouth; m 1877, 1st Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair (d 1934); two s one d; died 18 April 1939



Adam, Mrs George, (Helen Pearl), (25 April 1882–2 Jan. 1957)  

Born 25 April 1882; d of late Joseph Alfred Humphry and Charlotte Eliza Humphry, Madge of Truth; m 1909, George Jefferys Adam (d 1930...


Airey, Col Robert Berkeley, (1874–23 June 1933)  

CMG 1918; DSO 1916

Born Southminster, Essex, 1874; s of Maj. R. H. B. Airey, late 24th Regt; m 1907, Helen Mabel (d 1928), d of John Hall, Broadmead, Bristol; two ...


Albani, Dame Emma, (1 Nov. 1852–3 April 1930)  

DBE 1925

Born Chambly, near Montreal, 1 Nov. 1852; née Marie Louise Emma Cecile; e d of late Joseph Lajeunesse, musician, organist, and harpist; m...


Allhusen, Beatrice May, (died 29 July 1918)  

Born d of late Col Thomas Bromhead Butt, 79th Highlanders; m 1876, William Hutt Allhusen; died 29 July 1918


Allott, Air Cdre Molly Greenwood, (28 Dec. 1918–12 Dec. 2013)  

CB 1975

Born 28 Dec. 1918; d of late Gerald William Allott; died 12 Dec. 2013

Sheffield High Sch. for Girls

Served War of 1939–45: joined WAAF, 1941; served in: Egypt, Singapore, Germany. Staff of AOC-in-C: RAF Germany, ...


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...


Armitage, Ella Sophia, (1841–20 March 1931), author  

Born Liverpool, 1841; d of S. M. Bulley, JP; m Rev. Elkanah Armitage (d 1929); one s one d; died 20 March 1931...


Ashton, Margaret, (1856–15 Oct. 1937)  

Hon. MA, Manchester University

Born 1856; 3rd d of Thomas Ashton of Hyde and Ford Bank, Didsbury, Manchester; died 15 Oct. 1937


Interested in Infant Welfare and Hospital, Education, Women’s International League, Local Government, etc...


Ashworth, Air Commandant Dame Veronica Margaret, (25 Dec. 1910–12 Jan. 1977), Air Commandant-Matron-in-Chief, PMRAFNS, 1963–66  

DBE 1964; RRC 1959 (ARRC 1944)

Born 25 Dec. 1910; d of late Dr and Mrs F. H. S. Ashworth; died 12 Jan. 1977...


Asquith, Lady Cynthia, (died 31 March 1960)  

Born d of 11th Earl of Wemyss; m 1910, Hon. Herbert Asquith (d 1947), s of 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith; two ...


Atherton, Sarah Elizabeth, (born 15 Nov. 1967), MP (C) Wrexham, since 2019  

MP (C) Wrexham, since 2019


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 (...


Balfour, Lady Frances, (1858–25 Feb. 1931)  

LLD, DLitt

Born 1858; fifth d of 8th Duke of Argyll and Lady Elizabeth Leveson Gower, e d of 2nd Duke of Sutherland; m 1879, Col Eustace James Anthony (...


Barnett, Dame Henrietta (Octavia), (4 May 1851–10 June 1936)  

DBE 1924 (CBE 1917); MTPI (Hon. Member)

Born 4 May 1851; d of late Alex. Rowland, Champion Hall, Kent; m 1873, Rev. Canon Samuel Augustus Barnett (...


Battersea, Lady; (Constance), (1843–22 Nov. 1931)  

Born 1843; er d of Sir Anthony de Rothschild, 1st Bt, and Lady de Rothschild, née Monteflore; m 1877, Cyril Flower, 1st and last Baron Battersea (d 1907); ...


Beck, Mrs L. Adams, (died 1931)  

Born d of late Admiral John Moresby and g d of late Admiral of the Fleet Sir Fairfax Moresby, GCB; died Jan. 1931


Bedford, Duchess of, (Mary du Caurroy) (26 Sept. 1865–22 March 1937)  

DBE 1928; RRC, FLS, Hon. MBOU

Born Stockbridge, Hants, 26 Sept. 1865; 2nd d of Ven. W. H. Tribe, Archdeacon of Lahore; m 30 Jan. 1888, Lord Herbrand-Russell, later 11th Duke of Bedford; one ...


Bell, Grace Effingham Laughton, (died 10 Dec. 1975)  

CBE 1946

Born y d of late Sir John Knox Laughton, RN; m 1st, 1915, John Russell Little (killed in action May 1917); 2nd, ...


Bennett, Joan, (26 June 1896–20 July 1986), Life Fellow of Girton College, Cambridge; Lecturer in English, Cambridge University, 1936–64  


Born 26 June 1896; d of Arthur Frankau and of Julia Frankau, (Frank Danby); m 1920, Henry Stanley Bennett (d 1972), FBA; three d (one s decd); ...