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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 (...

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Blaker, Baron cr 1994 (Life Peer), of Blackpool in the County of Lancashire, and of Lindfield in the County of West Sussex, (Peter Allan Renshaw Blaker) (4 Oct. 1922–5 July 2009)  

KCMG 1983; PC 1983; MA

Born Hong Kong, 4 Oct. 1922; s of late Cedric Blaker, CBE, MC and Louisa Douglas Blaker (née Chapple); m 1953, Jennifer, d of late Sir Pierson Dixon, GCMG, CB; one ...

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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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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; ...

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Chamberlain, Sir Henry Hamilton Erroll, (22 Nov. 1857–28 June 1936), 4th Bt cr 1828  

Born 22 Nov. 1857; m 1887, Gwendolen (d 1928), d of J. Inglis Jones, Royal Horse Guards, Derry Ormond, Cardiganshire, and Lady Elizabeth Inglis Jones; one ...

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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...

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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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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...

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Lawrence, Hon. Dame Maude Agnes, (16 April 1864–11 Jan. 1933), Director of Women’s Establishments at the Treasury since 1920; Chief Woman Inspector of the Board of Education, 1905–20  

DBE 1926

Born 16 April 1864; d of 1st Baron Lawrence, Viceroy of India, 1864–69; died 11 Jan. 1933

Director of Women’s Establishments at the Treasury since ...

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Nesbit, E(dith), (Mrs Hubert Bland), (19 Aug. 1858–4 May 1924), poet and novelist, and author of children’s books  

Born London, 19 Aug. 1858; y d of John Collis Nesbit; m 1st, 1880, Hubert Bland (d 1914); two s two d; 2nd, ...

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Sarawak, Hh Ranee Of; Margaret Alice Lilly, (died 1 Dec. 1936)  

Born o d of Captain de Windt of Blunsdon Hall, Highworth, Wilts and Dinnington, Northumberland; m 1869, HH Charles Anthony Johnson Brooke, GCMG, 2nd Rajah of Sarawak (...

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Singer, Dorothea Waley, (17 Dec. 1882–24 June 1964), author and social worker  

Born London, 17 Dec. 1882; d of Nathaniel Louis Cohen, LCC, and Julia Matilda (née Waley); m 1910, Prof. Charles Singer (d 1960...