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Innes, Jocasta Claire Traill (1934–2013), journalist, cookery writer, and interior design writer  

Paul Levy

Innes, Jocasta Claire Traill (1934–2013), journalist, cookery writer, and interior design writer, was born on 21 May 1934 in Nanking (Nanjing), China, the eldest of four children of Paul Joseph Anthony Innes (1906–1977), a Shell Oil executive, and his wife, Alice Eileen, née...

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Jessop [née Wilde], Ann (bap. 1782, d. 1864), cabinet-maker  

Julie Banham

Jessop [née Wilde], Ann (bap. 1782, d. 1864), cabinet-maker, was baptized at the church of St Peter and St Paul, Sheffield, on 9 May 1782, the daughter of Adam Wilde and his wife, Elizabeth. Nothing is known of her early life except that she was twice married: first at ...

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Joel, Betty [née Mary Stewart Lockhart] (1894–1985), furniture and interior designer  

Jill Seddon

Joel, Betty [née Mary Stewart Lockhart] (1894–1985), furniture and interior designer, was born on 7 June 1894 in Hong Kong, the daughter of Sir James Haldane Stewart Lockhart KCMG, LLD (1858–1937), colonial secretary and dedicated collector of Chinese art, and his wife, ...

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Jourdain, (Emily) Margaret (1876–1951)  

Maker: unknown photographer

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(Emily) Margaret Jourdain (1876–1951) by unknown photographer, 1910 © reserved; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Jourdain, (Emily) Margaret (1876–1951), historian of English furniture and decoration  

James Lees-Milne

revised by Hilary Spurling

Jourdain, (Emily) Margaret (1876–1951), historian of English furniture and decoration, was born on 15 August 1876 in Derwent, Derbyshire, the eighth of ten children of the Revd Francis Jourdain (1834–1898) and his wife, Emily, daughter of Charles Clay, a Manchester surgeon. As the hard-up daughter of a hard-up country parson, surrounded by caustic and highly competitive siblings, ...

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Speight, Sadie [married name Sadie Martin, Lady Martin] (1906–1992), architect and designer  

Jill Seddon

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, ...

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Whistler [née Philip; other married name Godwin], Beatrice (1857–1896)  

Maker: James McNeill Whistler

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Beatrice Whistler (1857–1896), by James McNeill Whistler, 1884–86

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Whistler [née Philip; other married name Godwin], Beatrice (1857–1896), artist and designer  

Margaret F. MacDonald

Whistler [née Philip; other married name Godwin], Beatrice (1857–1896), artist and designer, was born in Chelsea, London, on 12 May 1857, the second of ten children of the Scottish sculptor John Birnie Philip (1824–1875) and his wife, Frances Black (1825/6–1917). She studied art in her father's ...