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Pullinger [married name Martin], Dorothée Aurélie Marianne (1894–1986), automobile engineer and businesswoman, was born on 13 January 1894 at St Aubin-sur-Scie, Seine Inférieure, France, the eldest of the eleven children of Thomas Charles Pullinger (1867–1945), engineer, and his wife, Aurélie Berenice, née...

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Shilling [married name Naylor], Beatrice (1909–1990), mechanical and aeronautical engineer, was born at Sydney House, Waterlooville, Hampshire, on 8 March 1909, the youngest of three daughters of Henry Shilling (1852–1936) and his wife, Annie (Nancy), née Dulake (1873–1954...

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Beatrice Shilling (1909–1990), by unknown photographer, 1935

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Spicer [married name Pearse], Dorothy Norman (1908–1946), aviator and aeronautical engineer, was born on 31 July 1908 at Hadley Wood, Middlesex, the only daughter of Norman Spicer (d. 1936), a stockbroker, and his wife, Hilda Mary Sisterson. She was educated at the ...

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Dorothy Norman Spicer (1908–1946) by Bassano, 1938 © National Portrait Gallery, London