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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 (...


Bainbridge, Dame Beryl, (21 Nov. 1934–2 July 2010), actress, writer  

DBE 2000; FRSL

Born 21 Nov. 1934; d of Richard Bainbridge and Winifred Baines; m 1954, Austin Davies (marr. diss.); one s one d; and one d by Alan Sharp; ...


Black, Sheila (Psyche), (6 May 1920–2007), feature writer; Director, MAI plc (formerly Mills and Allen International), 1976–92  

OBE 1986

Born 6 May 1920; d of Clement Johnston Black, CA, and Mildred Beryl Black; m 1st, 1939, Geoffrey Davien, sculptor (marr. diss. 1951...


Blackburne, Gertrude Mary Ireland, (13 May 1861–28 Nov. 1951)  

Born 13 May 1861; d of late John Ireland Blackburne, Chester, and Mary (née Buchanan); died 28 Nov. 1951

Chairman Writers’ Club, 1916–17 and 1930; Joint Hon. Sec. Women Writers’ Dinner, ...


Campbell, Lady Archibald, (Janey Sevilla), (died 1923)  

Born d of late James Callander of Ardkinglas and Craigforth, and of late Hon. Mrs Callander (whose portrait hangs in the King of Bavaria’s Gallery of Beauty at Munich); ward of George, 8th Duke of Argyll; ...


Campbell, Leila, (10 Aug. 1911–2 Oct. 1993), Chairman, Inner London Education Authority, 1977–78 (Vice-Chairman, 1967–77)  

Born 10 Aug. 1911; d of Myer and Rebecca Jaffe; m 1940, Andrew Campbell (d 1968); one d; died 2 Oct. 1993

Chairman, Inner London Education Authority, ...


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...


Cohen, Mrs Nathaniel Louis, (Julia Matilda), (6 Sept. 1853–17 Dec. 1917), President of the Union of Jewish Women  

Born 6 Sept. 1853; d of Prof. Jacob Waley, MA, Conveyancing Council to the Court of Chancery; m 1873, Nathaniel Louis Cohen, LCC (d...


Coker, Dame Elizabeth, (1915–9 Oct. 1988), DL; Chairman: Mid-Essex District Health Authority (formerly Essex Area Health Authority), since 1973; Basildon Development Corporation, 1981–86 (Member, 1971–86; Deputy Chairman, 1980)  

DBE 1979

Born 1915; d of William Lowe and Ellen Elizabeth (née Winnington); m 1947, Frank L. Coker, LDS RCS; one d; died 9 Oct. 1988...


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


Cox, Lady Louisa Belle, (died 30 Aug. 1956)  

DBE 1923

Born d of late Surgeon General J. B. Hamilton, RAMC; m 1889, Sir Percy Zachariah Cox, GCMG, GCIE, KCSI (d 1937); no ...


Curie, Madame Marie, (7 Nov. 1867–4 July 1934), Professeur de Physique générale à la Faculté des Sciences de Paris, since 1906; Directeur du Laboratoire Curie à l’Institut du Radium de l’Université de Paris  

Born Varsovie, 7 Nov. 1867; d of Professeur de Lycée Sklodowski; m 1895, Pierre Curie (d 1906); two d; died 4 July 1934...


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 (...


Gell, Hon. Mrs Edith Mary, (1860–17 April 1944)  

Born 1860; d of 8th Viscount Midleton and Augusta, d of 1st Baron Cottesloe; m 1889, Philip Lyttelton Gell (d 1926); died 17 April 1944

Lady of the Manors of Hopton-Carsington and Middleton...


Gilbert, Rosa, (Lady Gilbert), (Rosa Mulholland), (1841–1921), authoress  

Born Belfast, 1841; 2nd d of Joseph Stevenson Mulholland, MD, Belfast; m 1891, Sir John Thomas Gilbert, LLD (d 1898); died April 1921...


Hanbury Tenison, Marika, (9 Sept. 1938–24 Oct. 1982), Cookery Editor, Sunday Telegraph, since 1967; Deputy Chairman, Sea Fish Industry Authority, since 1981  

Born 9 Sept. 1938; d of Lt-Col John Montgomerie Hopkinson and Alexandra Martha Ingeborg Pauline Stiernstedt; m 1959, Airling Robin Hanbury-Tenison, OBE, FLS, FRGS; one s one d; died 24 Oct. 1982...


Head, Alice Maud, (3 May 1886–25 July 1981)  

Born London, 3 May 1886; youngest d of F. D. Head; died 25 July 1981


Horn, Dr Pamela Lucy Ray, (2 May 1936–17 July 2013), author; freelance lecturer, since 1991  

Born 2 May 1936; d of Gilbert L. Jones and Marjorie H. Jones; m 1963, Clifford Alfred Horn (d 2008); died 17 July 2013

author; freelance lecturer, since ...


Ingram, Hon. Mrs Meynell, (Emily Charlotte), (1840–21 Dec. 1904)  

Born 1840; e d of Charles, 1st Viscount Halifax, and Mary, 5th d of Charles, 2nd Earl Grey; m 1863, Hugo Francis Meynell Ingram (d 1871); died 21 Dec. 1904...


Jekyll, Agnes, (Lady Jekyll), (12 Oct. 1861–28 Jan. 1937), JP  

DBE 1918

Born 12 Oct. 1861; d of William Graham, MP, and Jane Catherine Lowndes; m 1881, Col Sir Herbert Jekyll, KCMG (d 1932...