(1911–99), artist, was born on 23 July 1911 in the family home at
Buxton, Derbyshire, England, the youngest of
two sons of Arthur Ernest Johnson, a wealthy cotton merchant, and his wife Florence
Isobel (née Townsend). His parents' marriage ended (c.1930)…...
Pearse, James (1839–1900), sculptor, was
born on 8 December 1839 at 24
Plumtree Street, Bloomsbury, London, the second
of three sons of James Pearse, frame-maker, and his first wife Mary Ann (née
Thompson). The family was impoverished and moved to Birmingham (c.1847), where…...
Robertson, Olivia Melian (1917–2013), writer, artist and co-founder of the Fellowship of Isis, was born on 13 April 1917 at St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London, to Manning Durdin Robertson (qv), urban planner and architect, and…...