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Anna Harriette Leonowens (1831–1915) by Napoleon Sarony, c. 1870 Kenneth and Margaret Landon Collection (SC-38) Special Collections, Wheaton College, Illinois, USA


Leonowens [née Edwards], Anna Harriette (1831–1915), educator and travel writer, was born in Ahmadnagar, India, on 6 November 1831, the younger daughter of Thomas Edwards (c.1803–1831), formerly a cabinet maker of St George the Martyr parish, London, then a sergeant in the ...


Steel [née Webster], Flora Annie (1847–1929), writer on India and educationist, was born on 2 April 1847 at Sudbury Priory, Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex, the sixth of the eleven children of George Webster and his wife, Isabella (d. 1882), daughter and heir of ...