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Isaacs [née Charnaud], Stella, marchioness of Reading and Baroness Swanboroughlocked

(1894–1971)
  • Windlesham

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Isaacs [née Charnaud], Stella, marchioness of Reading and Baroness Swanborough (1894–1971), founder of the Women's Royal Voluntary Service, was born in Constantinople on 6 January 1894. Her father, Charles Charnaud, was of Huguenot descent, and was director of the tobacco monopoly of the Ottoman empire. In 1893 ...

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