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Lady Evelyn Barbara Balfour (1898–1990) by Elliott & Fry, 1943 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Balfour, Lady Evelyn Barbara [Eve] (1898–1990), promoter of organic farming and a founder of the Soil Association, was born on 16 July 1898 in Dublin, the fourth child of Gerald William Balfour, second earl of Balfour (1853–1945), and Lady Elizabeth Edith Balfour (1867–1942)...


Price, Sir Uvedale, first baronet (1747–1829), writer and rural improver, was born at Foxley, in the parish of Yazor, Herefordshire, where he was baptized on 14 April 1747. He was the eldest son of Robert Price (1717–1761), a gentleman artist, and his wife, ...


Turnor, Christopher Hatton (1873–1940), agricultural and social reformer, was born at Toronto, Canada, on 23 November 1873, the only child of Christopher Hatton Turnor, evangelist, and Alice Margaret, eldest daughter of Hamilton H. Killally, of Toronto; the Turnor family had been wealthy landowners who had lived at ...