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date: 22 October 2019

Colefax [née Halsey], Sibyl Sophie Julia, Lady Colefaxlocked

(1874–1950)
  • Richard Davenport-Hines

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Colefax [née Halsey], Sibyl Sophie Julia, Lady Colefax (1874–1950), hostess and interior decorator, was born on 4 December 1874, at The Poplars, Wimbledon Common, Surrey (the house of her uncle, Walter Bagehot). She was the third but only surviving daughter (and fifth and last child) of ...

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