Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 05 March 2021

Furse [née Symonds], Dame Katharinelocked

(1875–1952)
  • V. L. Mathews
  • , revised

Extract

Furse [née Symonds], Dame Katharine (1875–1952), nurse and nursing administrator, was born at Clifton, Bristol, on 23 November 1875, the fourth daughter of the author John Addington Symonds (1840–1893) and his wife, Janet Catherine, sister of the painter and traveller Marianne North (1830–1890)...

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Access to the full content requires a subscription

National Portrait Gallery, London
John Rylands University Library of Manchester
British Library, London
Calendars of the grants of probate … made in … HM court of probate [England and Wales]
National Maritime Museum, London
Imperial War Museum, London