Firth, Virginia Arabella ('Gay') (1937–2005),
author, journalist and political campaigner, was born in Belfast on 9 January
1937, the eldest of three daughters of Lancelot Turtle, a Belfast businessman
and stockbroker, and Helen Ramsey Turtle
(1911–46), born in Denver, Colorado,…...
Hobson, Florence Fulton (1881–1978), architect,
was born 11 February 1881 at
Monasterevin, Co. Kildare, the daughter of
Benjamin Hobson, grocer, and Mary Ann Hobson (née Bulmer), a women's rights
campaigner and amateur archaeologist. Her family moved to Belfast shortly after her…...
Pim (later Grubb), Sarah (1746–1832), and her brothers Joshua Pim and Joseph Pike Pim, entrepreneurs, were among the sixteen children of John Pim, quaker businessman of Mountrath, Queen's Co. (Laois), and his wife Sarah (née Clibborn), who was also of a quaker family from Moate, Co.…...