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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); ...


Booth, Mrs Bramwell, (Florence Eleanor), (1861–10 June 1957)  

Born Blaina, 1861; d of late Dr Soper, Plymouth; m 1882, (William) Bramwell Booth, CH (d 1929); two s five d; died 10 June 1957...


Bryce, Viscountess, (Elizabeth Marion) (died 27 Dec. 1939)  

Born d of Thomas Ashton of Hyde and Manchester; m 1889, Rt Hon. James, 1st Viscount Bryce, of Dechmont; no c; died 27 Dec. 1939...


Campbell, Mrs Patrick, (Beatrice Stella), (1865–9 April 1940), actress  

Born Forest House, Kensington Gardens, 1865; y d of John Tanner and Louisa Romanini; m 1st, 1884, Patrick Campbell (killed South Africa, 1900), 3rd ...


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...


Creighton, Mrs (Louise), (7 July 1850–15 April 1936)  

Born Sydenham, 7 July 1850; 10th c of Robert von Glehn; m 1872, Rt Hon. Mandell Creighton, Bishop of London (d 1901); three s four d; died 15 April 1936...


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 ...


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


South Hampstead High Sch.; abroad

First London success The Immortal Hour, ...


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 ...


Holland, Fanny, (Mrs Wm Arthur Law), (14 Sept. 1847–18 June 1931), vocalist and actress  

Born London, 14 Sept. 1847; 3rd d of late John and Merial Ann Holland; m 1877, William Arthur Law (d 1913); one s; died 18 June 1931

vocalist and actress...


Kendal, Dame Madge (Dame Madge Grimston), (15 March 1849–14 Sept. 1935), actress  

DBE 1926

Born Cleethorpes, Lincs, 15 March 1849; d of late J. W. Robertson, and sister of late T. W. Robertson the dramatist; m 1869, William Hunter Grimston (stage name, W. H. Kendal) (...


Kettle, Marguerite Henrietta, (1887–4 May 1939), Assistant Editor The Lancet since 1937  

MRCS Eng., LRCP Lond.

Born 1887; d of late Leopold Pam, London and Philippine Furth; m 1918, Prof. Edgar Hartley Kettle, MD, FRCP, FRS (...


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 ...


Neagle, Dame Anna, (Dame Florence Marjorie Wilcox), (20 Oct. 1904–3 June 1986), Hon. Vice-President, FANY Corps, 1972 (Hon. Ensign 1950); actress, producer; Member: Executive Council, King George VI Memorial Foundation; Council Edith Cavell Homes of Rest for Nurses; Council, King George’s Pension Fund for Actors and Actresses; Vice-President: Forces Help Society; Royal Alfred Society for Seafarers  

DBE 1969 (CBE 1952)

Born Forest Gate, Essex, 20 Oct. 1904; d of late Captain Herbert William Robertson, RNR, and Florence Neagle Robertson; m...


Vaughan, Dame Janet (Maria), (18 Oct. 1899–9 Jan. 1993), Principal of Somerville College, Oxford, 1945–67, Hon. Fellow since 1967  

DBE 1957 (OBE 1944); DM, FRCP; FRS 1979

Born 18 Oct. 1899; d of William Wyamar Vaughan, MVO and Margaret Symonds; m 1930, David Gourlay (...