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Albani, Dame Emma, (1 Nov. 1852–3 April 1930)  

DBE 1925

Born Chambly, near Montreal, 1 Nov. 1852; née Marie Louise Emma Cecile; e d of late Joseph Lajeunesse, musician, organist, and harpist; m...

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Athelstan-Johnson, Wilfrid, (24 Sept. 1876–5 June 1939)  

CMG 1922; MVO 1906

Born 24 Sept. 1876; died 5 June 1939

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Baines, Anthony Cuthbert, (6 Oct. 1912–3 Feb. 1997)  

DLitt; FBA 1980

Born 6 Oct. 1912; s of Cuthbert Edward Baines and Margaret Clemency Lane Poole; m 1960, Patricia Margaret Stammers; died 3 Feb. 1997...

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Bateman, Alys, (died 7 Nov. 1924), soprano singer  

Born d of late Robert Bateman and Marian Moore, relative of Hannah Moore; m 1st, Malcolm Colin, s of Francis Simon Dring, of Simonstown, Co. Cork; 2nd, John Starkie Gardner; ...

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Bennett, Joan, (26 June 1896–20 July 1986), Life Fellow of Girton College, Cambridge; Lecturer in English, Cambridge University, 1936–64  

MA

Born 26 June 1896; d of Arthur Frankau and of Julia Frankau, (Frank Danby); m 1920, Henry Stanley Bennett (d 1972), FBA; three d (one s decd); ...

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Bentinck, Lady Norah, (died 23 May 1939)  

Born Campden, Glos; d of 3rd Earl of Gainsborough; m 1915, Captain Count Robert Bentinck (d 1932), e s of late Col Count Bentinck, Coldstream Guards, and Count of the Holy Roman Empire with Hereditary Rights (mediatized); one ...

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Beresford, Col Charles Edward de la Poer, (23 Oct. 1850–22 Aug. 1921)  

Born Corfu, 23 Oct. 1850; m 1882, Solita Henrietta, d and co-heiress of Henry Coburn Milne Ximénes de Cisneros, Bear Place, Berks; died 22 Aug. 1921

Versailles; Rev. Mr Foster’s, Stubbington, Fareham; RMC, Sandhurst, psc...

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Bernstorff, Count John, (14 Nov. 1862–6 Oct. 1939)  

Born London, 14 Nov. 1862; s of late Count Albrecht Bernstorff, Ambassador in London; m 1887, Jeanne Luckemeyer of New York; died 6 Oct. 1939...

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Bickford, Rev. William Pennington, (28 Sept. 1874–12 June 1941)  

MA, Rector of St Clement Danes since 1910

Born Plymouth, 28 Sept. 1874; s of late Rear-Admiral James Edward Bickford and Sophia Jane Bickford; m...

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Braddon, Mary Elizabeth, (Mrs John Maxwell), (4 Oct. 1837–4 Feb. 1915), novelist  

Born London, 4 Oct. 1837; y d of Henry Braddon of St Kew, Cornwall; widow of John Maxwell of Richmond, Surrey; died 4 Feb. 1915...

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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, ...

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Carmichael, Mary, (1850–17 March 1935), composer and accompanist  

Born Birkenhead, Cheshire, 1850; died 17 March 1935

composer and accompanist

Aix-la-Chapelle, Bonn, Lausanne

Musical studies, London (Ebenezer Prout), Munich (Heinrich Porges); has accompanied most of the principal singers and violinists...

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Corbett, Captain Sir Vincent (Edwin Henry), (22 May 1861–22 Dec. 1936)  

KCVO 1905

Born 22 May 1861; m 1895, Hon. Mabel Beatrice Sturt (d 1899), d of 1st Baron Alington; died 22 Dec. 1936

Wellington; Trinity College, Cambridge

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Draper, William Franklin, (9 April 1842–28 Jan. 1910), Brevet Brigadier-General, US Army; at one time Ambassador of the United States to HM the King of Italy, 1897–1900  

Born Lowell, Mass, 9 April 1842; e s of George and Hannah Thwing Draper; m 1st, 1862, Lydia W. Joy; 2nd, 1890, Susan Preston; died...

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Gosling, Sir Audley Charles, (20 Nov. 1836–7 Dec. 1913)  

KCMG 1901

Born 20 Nov. 1836; y s of Captain Gosling, RN, KH; m 1st, 1858, Ida (d 1900), d of Count August Gyldenstolpe, Chamberlain to King of Sweden; 2nd, ...

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Heseltine, Major Godfrey, (17 May 1871–5 Aug. 1932)  

Born 17 May 1871; 2nd s of late J. P. Heseltine; m 1918, Jessie, y d of late W. T. Fraser, and widow of Sir Bourchier R. S. Wrey, 11th Bt; one ...

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Jackson, John Brinckerhoff, (19 Aug. 1862–20 Dec. 1920)  

Born Newark, New Jersey, 19 Aug. 1862; s of late Frederick Wolcott and Nannie Nye Jackson; m 1886, Florence A., d of Matthew Baird of Philadelphia, Penn; died 20 Dec. 1920...

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Jephson, Harriet Julia, (Lady Jephson), (died 26 Nov. 1930), a Lady of Grace of the Order of St John of Jerusalem in England  

Born d of Archibald Campbell, of Thornhill, Quebec; m Capt. Sir Alfred Jephson, RN (d 1900); no c; died 26 Nov. 1930

a Lady of Grace of the Order of St John of Jerusalem in England...

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Leggett, Col Archibald Herbert, (1877–16 April 1936)  

CMG 1918; DSO 1900

Born 1877; s of Major G. E. Leggett, late 77th Regiment of Foot; m 1903, Lilian Rose, e d of Maj. J. C. O’Neal, late Inniskilling Dragoons; two ...

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Lehmann, Liza, (Elizabeth Nina Mary Frederika), (Mrs Herbert Bedford), (1862–19 Sept. 1918), soprano, retired on marriage, 1894; appointed Vocal Professor at the Guildhall School of Music, 1914; composer  

Born London, 1862; d of Rudolf Lehmann, artist, and Amelia Lehmann, composer of songs; g d of Robert Chambers, publisher; m 1894, Herbert Bedford, composer, artist and author; died 19 Sept. 1918...