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,…...
Hutton, Mary Ann (1862–1953),
Irish-language scholar and writer, was born in Manchester, England, the eldest child of James Drummond (qv) and his wife Frances (née Classon),
who later had two sons and five more daughters. Secondary sources…...
(1804–73), philanthropist and author, was born at Peartree Hill, near Lisburn, Co. Antrim, youngest child among two sons and one daughter of Thomas Lamb and his wife Dorothy, both members of the Religious Society of Friends. She was largely self-educated. In 1828 she…...