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See Power, Cyril Edward Mary

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Armfield, Maxwell Ashby (1881–1972), artist and writer, was born at Ringwood, Hampshire, on 5 October 1881, the eldest of the three children of Joseph John Armfield, a milling engineer, and his wife, Margaret Maxwell, a lineal descendant of the earls of Nithsdale. The ...

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Bird, (Cyril) Kenneth [pseud. Fougasse] (1887–1965), cartoonist and journal editor, was born on 17 December 1887 at 26 Westbourne Terrace Road, London, the younger son of Arthur Bird, a London merchant and a prominent cricketer and first-class shot, and his wife, Mary Wheen...

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(Cyril) Kenneth Bird [Fougasse] (1887–1965) by Howard Coster, 1934 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Clapham [née McVitie], Emily Maria (1857–1952), couturier, was born at 59 St Paul Street North, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, on 22 December 1857, the eldest daughter in the family of at least two daughters and one son of Walter McVitie (1829–1874), a painter and house decorator, and his wife, ...

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James [née Calkin], Margaret Bernard (1895–1985), designer, calligrapher, and painter, was born on 23 February 1895 at 22 Holmdale Road, West Hampstead, London, the third of seven children of Harry Bernard Calkin (1861–1926), who married Margaret Agnes Palfrey (1870–1936) in 1890. He was in insurance and became a ...

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Loy [formerly Lowy; married names Haweis, Lloyd], Mina Gertrude (1882–1966), poet and painter, was born on 27 December 1882 in Hampstead, London, the first of the three daughters of Sigmund Felix Lowy (1848–1917), a Hungarian Jewish tailor, and Julia Bryan (1860–1942)...

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(Rosa) Winifred Nicholson (1893–1981) by Pamela Chandler, 1969 © Estate of Pamela Chandler / National Portrait Gallery, London

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Nicholson [née Roberts], (Rosa) Winifred (1893–1981), painter and writer, was born on 21 December 1893 in Oxford, the eldest child in the family of two daughters and one son of Charles Henry Roberts MP, of Oxford, and his wife, Lady Cecilia Maude (...

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Marion Elaine Richardson (1892–1946) by unknown photographer, c. 1917–20 © University of Central England, Birmingham

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Richardson, Marion Elaine (1892–1946), art teacher, was born on 9 October 1892 at 10 Wellesley Villas, Ashford, Kent, the second daughter of six children of Walter Marshall Richardson (1859–c.1907), a master brewer, and his wife, Ellen, née Dyer (b. 1860)...

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Smedley [married name Armfield], (Annie) Constance (1876–1941), author and founder of the International Lyceum Clubs, was born in Trinity Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, on 20 June 1876, the elder daughter and first among the three children of William Thomas Smedley (1851–1934), a chartered accountant, and his wife, ...

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Thornton [married name Chase], Valerie Musgrave (1931–1991), etcher and printmaker, was born on 13 April 1931 at 34 Eaton Square, London, the only daughter and oldest of four children of Nigel Heber Thornton (1895–1942), businessman, and his wife, Margaret Marion Gwendolen, née...

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Unwin, Nora Spicer (1907–1982), wood-engraver and illustrator, was born on 22 February 1907 in Tolworth, Surrey, the youngest, with her twin sister, Nancy, of five children of George Soundy Unwin (d. 1950) and Eleanor Mary, née Eady. The Unwin family had been involved in printing and publishing for several generations, founding a printing company (...