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Peter Frederick Anson (1889–1975) by Howard Coster, 1933 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Anson, Peter Frederick (1889–1975), monk, writer, and artist, was born Frederick Charles Anson on 22 August 1889 at 32 South Parade, Southsea, the son of Charles Eustace Anson (1858–1940), subsequently rear-admiral, and his wife, (Maria) Evelyn, née Ross (1863–1904). His father came from a family with strong connections to the ...

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Arendrup [née Courtauld], Edith (1846–1934), artist and Roman Catholic religious sister, was born on 1 September 1846 at Bocking, Braintree, Essex, the younger child and only daughter of John Minton Courtauld (d. 1877), junior partner in Samuel Courtauld & Co., silk and crepe manufacturers, and his wife, ...

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Giberne, Maria Rosina (1802–1885), artist and convert to Roman Catholicism, was born on 13 August 1802 at Clapton, London, the seventh child of Mark Giberne (d. 1846), a wine merchant, and his wife, Rebecca Sharp (d. 1847). Her father came from French stock: the Huguenot ...

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Trail, Ann Agnes [name in religion Agnes Xavier] (1798–1872), Roman Catholic nun and artist, was born on 16 February 1798 at Panbride, Forfarshire, the second of eleven children of the Revd David Trail (1765–1850), minister of Panbride, presbytery of Arbroath, and his wife, ...

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Welch, (Grace) Eileen [name in religion Werburg] (1894–1990), Benedictine nun and artist, was born on 17 May 1894 at Beaumont, Sherdington Road, Cheltenham, the eldest of the four children (one brother died aged seven) of John Grindon Welch (1854–1939), gentleman, and his wife, ...