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Lyall [née Rostron], Dame Beatrix Margaretlocked

(1873–1948)
  • Cordelia Moyse

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Lyall [née Rostron], Dame Beatrix Margaret (1873–1948), social worker and local politician, was born on 27 October 1873 in Beddington Lane, Beddington, Surrey, the third of eight children of Simpson Rostron, barrister, and his wife, Christina Jane Riley. Educated at home, her parents' Christian faith, as expressed through various political and philanthropic activities, formed her as a 'Christian citizen' (...

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