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Hardy [née Evanson], Carolyn (1930–2016), gardener and charity administrator, was born on 16 June 1930 at Pear Tree House, Richmond, Yorkshire, the daughter of Captain (later Major-General) Arthur Charles Tarver Evanson (1895–1957), of the East Surrey regiment, and his wife, ...


Laura Elizabeth McLaren, Lady Aberconway (1854–1933) by James Tissot, 1878 Collection of Lord Aberconway


McLaren [née Pochin], Laura Elizabeth, Lady Aberconway (1854–1933), campaigner for women's rights and horticulturist, was born at Camp Street, Broughton, Lancashire, on 14 May 1854, the only surviving daughter of Henry Davis Pochin (1824–1895), industrial chemist and MP, and his wife, Agnes Pochin, ...