Laffan, William Mackay
(1848–1909), journalist, newspaper owner, and art connoisseur, was born 24 January 1848 at 41 Philipsburgh Avenue, Clontarf, Dublin, eldest of six children of Michael Laffan, clerk in the Custom House, and Ellen Sarah Laffan (née Fitzgibbon). William's…...
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