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Adamson, Joy-Friederike Victoria, (20 Jan. 1910–3 Jan. 1980), painter since 1938, research on wild animals since 1956, and author since 1958  

Born 20 Jan. 1910; d of Victor and Traute Gessner; m 1st, 1935, Victor von Klarwill (Austrian); 2nd, 1938, Peter Bally (Swiss); 3rd, 1943, George Adamson (British); ...


Arnold, Eve, (21 April 1912–4 Jan. 2012), photographer and writer  

Hon. OBE 2003

Born Philadelphia, 21 April 1912; m 1948, Arnold Arnold (marr. diss.); one s; died 4 Jan. 2012

photographer and writer

Took a 6-week photography class with Alexei Brodovitch, at New Sch. for Social Research, NY, ...


Balfour, Nancy, (1911–29 Aug. 1997), President, Contemporary Art Society, since 1984 (Chairman, 1976–82)  

OBE 1965

Born 1911; d of Alexander Balfour and Ruth Macfarland Balfour; died 29 Aug. 1997

President, Contemporary Art Society, since 1984 (Chairman, 1976–82)

Wycombe Abbey Sch.; Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford (MA)...


Blandino, Elizabeth Assunta, (Betty), (Mrs E. A. Jones), (12 Sept. 1927–10 Sept. 2011), studio potter (self employed) and writer, since 1973  

Born 12 Sept. 1927; d of Pietro Pierino Blandino and Marie Bradlaugh; m 1973, Gwyn Owain Jones, CBE (d 2006); two step d; died 10 Sept. 2011

studio potter (self employed) and writer, since ...


Brampton, Sally Jane, (15 July 1955–10 May 2016), novelist  

Born 15 July 1955; d of Roy and Pamela Brampton; m 1st, 1981, Nigel Cole (marr. diss. 1990); 2nd, 1990, Jonathan Leslie Powell (marr. diss. 2007); one d...


Burnside, Helen Marion, (1844–5 Dec. 1923), artist and poet  

Born Bromley Hall, 1844; e d of late John Fullerton Burnside; died 5 Dec. 1923

artist and poet


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...


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


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 (...


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...


Dunnett, Dorothy, (Lady Dunnett), (25 Aug. 1923–9 Nov. 2001), portrait painter, since 1950, and novelist, since 1961  

OBE 1992

Born 25 Aug. 1923; d of Alexander Halliday and Dorothy Eveline Millard; m 1946, Sir Alastair MacTavish Dunnett (d 1998); two ...


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 ...


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...


Grant, Lady Sybil, (died 25 Feb. 1955), poet, writer, designer, and artist  

Born e d of 5th Earl of Rosebery; m General Sir Charles Grant, KCB, KCVO, DSO (d 1950); died 25 Feb. 1955

poet, writer, designer, and artist...


Kaye, Mary Margaret, (Mrs G. J. Hamilton), (6 Jan. 1916–29 Jan. 2004), authoress and illustrator  


Born 6 Jan. 1916; d of late Sir Cecil Kaye, CSI, CIE, CBE, and Lady Kaye; m 1942, Maj.-Gen. G. J. Hamilton, CB, CBE, DSO (...


Lenski, Lois, (14 Oct. 1893–11 Sept. 1974)  

Born Springfield, Ohio, 14 Oct. 1893; d of Richard C. H. Lenski and Marietta Young; m 1921, Arthur S. Covey; one s; died 11 Sept. 1974...


Lindsay, Caroline Blanche Elizabeth, (Lady Lindsay), (died 10 Aug. 1912), writer of poems and painter  


Born London; d of late Rt Hon. Henry FitzRoy, MP, PC, and Hannah Mayer Rothschild; m 1864, Sir Coutts Lindsay, Bt; two d; died...


Nichols, Catherine Maude, (1866–30 Jan. 1923), painter, etcher, and author  


Born Norwich; e d of late W. P. Nichols, FRCS, Senior Consulting Surgeon of the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, and Bethel Hospital, Norwich, and Mayor of Norwich, ...


Oman, Julia Trevelyan, (Lady Strong), (11 July 1930–10 Oct. 2003), designer; Director, Oman Productions Ltd  

CBE 1986; RDI 1977

Born 11 July 1930; d of late Charles Chichele Oman and Joan Trevelyan; m 1971, Sir Roy Colin Strong; died 10 Oct. 2003...


Paul, Dame Janet (Elaine), (9 Nov. 1919–28 July 2004), painter and writer  

DNZM 1997

Born 9 Nov. 1919; d of Alfred Harry Wilkinson and Eleanor Sinton; m 1945, David Blackwood Paul (d 1965); four d...