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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...

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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...

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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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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 (...

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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 ...

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Fisher Prout, Margaret, (1875–9 Dec. 1963), Member of New English Art Club  

ARA 1948; RWS 1945; RWA 1947

Born 1875; d of Mark Fisher, RA; m 1908, John Alexander Prout; died 9 Dec. 1963

Member of New English Art Club...

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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...

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Hannay, Mrs Jane Ewing, (8 Feb. 1868–14 April 1938), JP  

CBE 1933 (OBE 1918)

Born 8 Feb. 1868; d of Rev. J. S. Wilson, DD, New Abbey, and Jane Ewing Brown; m 1899, Prof. Robert Kerr Hannay; one ...

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Harker, Mrs Allen, (Lizzie), (died 14 April 1933), novelist  

Born Gloucester; oc of late William Watson, Edinburgh; m late Prof. James Allen Harker, Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester; two s; died 14 April 1933

novelist...

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Mitchell, Dame Mona (Ann), (20 Feb. 1938–17 Dec. 2002), Extra Lady-in-Waiting to HRH Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy, since 1968  

DCVO 1992 (CVO 1985; LVO 1976)

Born 20 Feb. 1938; d of Maj.-Gen. Francis Neville Mitchell, CB, CBE, DSO and late Ann Christian Mitchell (...

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Ramsden, Lady (Helen) Guendolen, (14 Nov. 1846–28 Aug. 1910), author and artist  

Born 14 Nov. 1846; 3rd d and co-heiress of 12th Duke of Somerset; m 1865, Sir John William Ramsden, 5th Bt; one s two d; died 28 Aug. 1910

author and artist...

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Rutland, (Marion Margaret) Violet, Duchess of, (died 27 Dec. 1937), artist  

Born d of Col Hon. C. H. Lindsay, CB (3rd s of 7th Earl of Balcarres and 24th of Crawford), and Emelia, d of Hon. Very Rev. Henry M. Browne, of Lord Kilmaine; ...

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Wentworth, Baroness (14th in line), (Ada Mary Milbanke) (26 Feb. 1871–18 June 1917)  

Born 26 Feb. 1871; o d of 2nd Earl of Lovelace, and Fannie, 3rd d of late Rev. George Heriot, of Fellow Hills, Berwick; died...