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Aylward, Margaret Louisa (1810–1889), philanthropist and Roman Catholic nun, was born on 23 November 1810 in Thomas Street, Waterford, the fifth child of William Aylward (d. 1840), merchant, and his wife, Ellen Mullowney, née Murphy (c.1781–c.1860). There were ten children born of the marriage, and a half-brother, from ...

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Hampton, Alice (d. 1516), vowess and benefactor, was born in Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, probably the eldest of the three daughters of John Hampton (d. before 1471) and his wife, Ellen. She had five brothers, of whom the eldest became a monk, while all her other brothers died young, so that ...