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Vanbrugh, Violet [real name Violet Augusta Mary Barnes]locked



Vanbrugh, Violet [real name Violet Augusta Mary Barnes] (1867–1942), actress, was born at Exeter on 11 June 1867, the eldest child of the Revd Reginald Henry Barnes (d. 1889), prebendary of Exeter Cathedral and vicar of Heavitree, and his wife, Frances Mary Emily Nation...

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