(1861–1931), doctor and MP, was born 5 January 1861 in London, second daughter of William Bentham (an inspector, secretary, and later general manager with the Standard Life Assurance Company in London) and Mary Ann Bentham (née Hammond). Her father, a quaker, was…...
Clotworthy, Pauline (Cecily Elizabeth) (née
Keohler , later
Keller ) (1912–2004),
teacher of fashion design, was born 17
May 1912 in Dublin. She was
the daughter of Robert Nesbitt Keohler, a solicitor, and his second wife, Ethel M.
Keohler (née Thompson), the daughter of William…...
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,…...
Huxley, Margaret Rachel
(1855–1940), nursing pioneer, was born in Croydon, Surrey, England, sixth among eight children of William Thomas Huxley (eldest brother of T. H. Huxley, FRS), and his wife, Esther (née Hopkins). She was…...
(1828–1914), botanical artist, teacher, and poet, was born 22 November 1828, at Griesemount, Ballitore, Co. Kildare, the third eldest of thirteen children of George Shackleton, a miller, and Hannah Shackleton (née Fisher). Her forebear…...