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Angel, Heather, (born 21 July 1941), professional wildlife photographer, author and lecturer  

FRPS, FBIPP

professional wildlife photographer, author and lecturer

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Asher, Jane, (born 5 April 1946), actress, writer and businesswoman  

actress, writer and businesswoman

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Bayley, Nicola Mary, (born 18 Aug. 1949), writer, artist and illustrator  

writer, artist and illustrator

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Beaney, Jan, (Mrs S. Udall), (born 31 July 1938), textile artist; author  

textile artist; author

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Berry, Dame Mary Rosa Alleyne, (Mrs P. J. M. Hunnings), (born 24 March 1935), cookery writer, since 1966, and television cook, since 1970  

DBE 2020 (CBE 2012)

cookery writer, since 1966, and television cook, since 1970

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Bissell, Frances Mary, (born 19 Aug. 1946), freelance writer  

freelance writer

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Blazwick, Iwona Maria Anna, (born 14 Oct. 1955), Director, Whitechapel Art Gallery, 2001–22  

OBE 2008

Director, Whitechapel Art Gallery, 2001–22

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Bourne, Valerie Iris, (born 28 July 1950), organic gardener; garden writer, since 1995  

organic gardener; garden writer, since 1995

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Brown, Sarah Elizabeth, (born 13 Sept. 1952), writer and broadcaster; Flexible Learning Co-ordinator, Christ’s School, Richmond, 2004–17  

writer and broadcaster; Flexible Learning Co-ordinator, Christ’s School, Richmond, 2004–17

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Chichester Clark, Emma, (Mrs C. R. Wace), (born 15 Oct. 1955), freelance illustrator and author, since 1983  

freelance illustrator and author, since 1983

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Clancy, Deirdre V., (Mrs Clancy Steer), (born 31 March 1943), costume and set designer; painter; writer  

costume and set designer; painter; writer

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Cole, Babette S., (10 Sept. 1950–15 Jan. 2017), author and illustrator of children’s books  

Born Jersey 10 Sept. 1950; died 15 Jan. 2017

author and illustrator of children’s books

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Conran, Shirley Ida, (21 Sept. 1932–9 May 2024), writer  

OBE 2004

writer

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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...

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Darley, Gillian Mary, (born 28 Nov. 1947), architectural writer, broadcaster and biographer  

OBE 2015; FSA; FRHistS

architectural writer, broadcaster and biographer

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Desmet, Anne Julie, (born 14 June 1964), artist-printmaker, since 1987; Editor, Printmaking Today magazine, 1998–2013  

RA 2011; RWA 2008; RE 1988

artist-printmaker, since 1987; Editor, Printmaking Today magazine, 1998–2013

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Douglas, Margaret Elizabeth, (Mrs T. Lancaster), (22 Aug. 1934–20 Aug. 2008), Supervisor of Parliamentary Broadcasting, 1993–99  

OBE 1994

Born 22 Aug. 1934; d of Thomas Mincher Douglas and Dorothy Jones; m 2000, Terence Lancaster (decd); died 20 Aug. 2008

Supervisor of Parliamentary Broadcasting, 1993–99

Parliament Hill Grammar Sch., London...

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Douglas-Home, Jessica Violet, (Lady Leach of Fairford), (born 7 Feb. 1944), painter; freelance theatre set and costume designer, since 1968  

painter; freelance theatre set and costume designer, since 1968

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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 ...

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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 ...