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Ledeboer, Judith Geertruid (1901–1990), architect and public servant, was born on 8 September 1901 at Almelo, in the Netherlands, the second of six children of Willem Ledeboer (1873–1943), a banker, and Harmina Engelbertha van Heek (1873–1959). The family moved to London soon after her birth, and she was educated at ...

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Sara Losh (bap. 1786, d. 1853) by unknown engraver (after Thomas Heathfield Carrick) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Losh, Sara (bap. 1786, d. 1853), architect, was born at Woodside, Wreay, near Carlisle, and was baptized on 6 January 1786, the oldest of the four children of John Losh (1756–1814), landowner and industrial entrepreneur of Woodside, and his wife, Isabella (1765–1799), daughter of ...

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Medd [née Crowley], Mary Beaumont (1907–2005), architect and educationist, was born at 31 Wilmer Drive, Heaton, Bradford, on 4 August 1907, the younger daughter of Ralph Henry Crowley (1869–1953), physician, and his wife, Muriel, née Priestman (1880–1975). Her mother came from a local Quaker family of wool manufacturers with a tradition of philanthropy and culture. At the time of ...

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Jane Parminter (1750–1811) by Francis Torond, 1783 [left, with members of her family: (left to right) Elizabeth Parminter, Mr Frend, John Parminter, and Marrianne Frend] A La Ronde, Exmouth, Devon; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Parminter, Jane (1750–1811), traveller and designer, came from a north Devon family and was born in Lisbon, Portugal. Her parents were John Parminter (1712–1780), a successful Devon wine merchant, and his wife, Jane Arboyne or Arbouin (1712–1773), who was of a Huguenot family. She spent the first five years of her life in ...

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Ryle [married name Maddock], Winifred (1897–1987), architect, was born at Livingstone House, Monken Hadley, Barnet, on 3 February 1897, the seventh of ten children of Dr Reginald John Ryle (1854–1922), an Oxford-educated general practitioner, and his wife Catherine, ...

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Scott, Elisabeth Whitworth (1898–1972), architect, was born on 20 September 1898 at Hartington, Poole Road, Bournemouth, Hampshire, one of the ten children of Bernard Scott, surgeon, and his wife, Lydia Margaret, née Whitworth. Bernard Scott's father, Samuel King Scott, a Brighton doctor, was the younger brother of the architect ...

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Speight, Sadie [married name Sadie Martin, Lady Martin] (1906–1992), architect and designer, was born on 26 May 1906 at 65 Church Street, Standish, Lancashire, one of two daughters of Alfred Speight, a doctor, and his wife, Mary Annie, née Urmston. Both she and her sister, ...