Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Matthews, Jessie Margaretlocked



Matthews, Jessie Margaret (1907–1981), actress, was born in Soho, London, on 11 March 1907, the seventh of eleven surviving children of George Ernest Matthews, owner of a greengrocery stall in Berwick Street market, and his wife, Jane, daughter of Charles Henry Townshend, a timber porter. She went to ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

Calendars of the grants of probate … made in … HM court of probate [England and Wales]