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Mary Amelia Cecil, marchioness of Salisbury (1750–1835) by Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1780–81 [altered, 1787–9] The Marquess of Salisbury

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Cecil [née Hill], Mary Amelia [Emily Mary], marchioness of Salisbury (1750–1835), political hostess and sportswoman, was born and baptized in Dublin on 16 August 1750, the eldest daughter of Wills Hill, second Viscount Hillsborough and successively later first earl of Hillsborough and first marquess of Downshire...

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Jean Denton, Baroness Denton of Wakefield (1935–2001) by Nick Sinclair, 1992 © Nick Sinclair; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Denton [née Moss], Jean, Baroness Denton of Wakefield (1935–2001), rally driver, businesswoman, and politician, was born on 29 December 1935 at 103 Broadway, Wakefield, Yorkshire, the elder of two daughters of Charles Josiah Moss, stationery store keeper, later hospital supplies clerk, and his wife, ...

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Helen Frances Taylour (1904–1983) by unknown photographer, 1920s Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper. Ref: EP-0629-1/2-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand

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Taylour, Helen Frances [Fay] (1904–1983), racing motorist and political activist, was born at Oxmanton Hall, Birr, King's county (later co. Offaly), Ireland, on 5 April 1904, the daughter of Herbert Fetherstonhaugh Taylour (1868/9–1952), a district inspector in the Royal Irish Constabulary, and a former colonel in the British army, and his wife, ...