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Albemarle, Diana, Countess of, (Diana Cicely), (6 Aug. 1909–6 May 2013), Chairman: Development Commission, 1948–74; The Drama Board, 1964–78  

DBE 1956

Born 6 Aug. 1909; oc of John Archibald Grove; m 1931, 9th Earl of Albemarle, MC (d 1979); one d; died 6 May 2013

Chairman: Development Commission, ...


Armitage, Ella Sophia, (1841–20 March 1931), author  

Born Liverpool, 1841; d of S. M. Bulley, JP; m Rev. Elkanah Armitage (d 1929); one s one d; died 20 March 1931...


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 (...


Balfour, Lady Frances, (1858–25 Feb. 1931)  

LLD, DLitt

Born 1858; fifth d of 8th Duke of Argyll and Lady Elizabeth Leveson Gower, e d of 2nd Duke of Sutherland; m 1879, Col Eustace James Anthony (...


Blatch, Baroness, (Emily May Blatch) (24 July 1937–31 May 2005)  

CBE 1983; PC 1993

Born 24 July 1937; d of Stephen Joseph and Sarah Triggs; m 1963, John Richard Blatch, AFC; two s one d...


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...


Burghclere, Lady; Winifred Henrietta Christina, (2 July 1864–28 Sept. 1933)  

Born 2 July 1864; e d of 4th Earl of Carnarvon; m 1st, 1887, Capt. Hon. Alfred Byng (d 1887), s of 2nd Earl of Strafford; 2nd, ...


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; ...


Carnegy of Lour, Baroness, (Elizabeth Patricia Carnegy of Lour) (28 April 1925–9 Nov. 2010)  

Born 28 April 1925; e d of late Lt Col U. E. C. Carnegy, DSO, MC, DL, JP, 12th of Lour, and Violet Carnegy, MBE; ...


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...


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


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...


David, Baroness, (Nora Ratcliff David) (23 Sept. 1913–29 Nov. 2009)  

Born 23 Sept. 1913; d of George Blockley Blakesley, JP, and Annie Edith Blakesley; m 1935, Richard William David, CBE (d 1993); two ...


Dawson, Lady Aimée Evelyn, (died 24 Dec. 1946)  

GBE 1918

Born y d of late Gordon Pirie, Château de Varennes, France; m 1st, Herbert Oakley; 2nd, 1903, Brig.-Gen. Sir Douglas Frederick Rawdon Dawson, GCVO, KCB, CMG (...


Delacourt-Smith of Alteryn, Baroness, (Margaret Rosalind Delacourt-Smith) (5 April 1916–8 June 2010)  

Born 5 April 1916; d of Frederick James Hando and Alice Hando (née Stanton); m 1st, 1939, Charles George Percy Smith (subsequently Baron Delacourt-Smith (Life Peer), PC) (...


Elliott, Maud Howe, (Mrs John Elliott), (9 Nov. 1854–19 March 1948), author, lecturer, campaign speaker; Secretary, Art Association of Newport; Hon. Vice-President, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida  

Born Boston, 9 Nov. 1854; d of Dr Samuel Gridley Howe and Julia Ward; m 1887, late John Elliott, painter; died 19 March 1948

author, lecturer, campaign speaker; Secretary, Art Association of Newport; Hon. Vice-President, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida...


Faulkner of Downpatrick, Lady, (Lucy (Barbara Ethel) Faulkner) (1 July 1925–20 Jan. 2012)  

CBE 1985

Born 1 July 1925; d of William John Forsythe and Jane Ethel Sewell; m 1951, Arthur Brian Deane Faulkner (MP (NI) 1949–73; PC 1959; cr Baron Faulkner of Downpatrick, ...


Fisher of Rednal, Baroness cr 1974 (Life Peer), of Rednal, Birmingham, (Doris Mary Gertrude Fisher) (13 Sept. 1919–18 Dec. 2005)  

Born 13 Sept. 1919; d of late Frederick J. Satchwell, BEM; m 1939, Joseph Fisher (d 1978); two d; died 18 Dec. 2005

JP; Member of the European Parliament, ...


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...


Galletti di Cadilhac, Countess, (Hon. Margaret Isabella Collier) (1846–27 June 1928)  

Born 1846; d of 1st Baron Monkswell; m 1873, Count Arturo Galletti di Cadilhac (d 1912), Colonel in the Reserve, and Deputy in Italian Parliament; two s one ...