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date: 02 March 2021

Powell, Olave St Clair Baden- [née Olave St Clair Soames], Lady Baden-Powelllocked

(1889–1977)
  • Allen Warren

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Powell, Olave St Clair Baden- [née Olave St Clair Soames], Lady Baden-Powell (1889–1977), leader of the world Girl Guide movement, was born on 22 February 1889 at Stubbing Court, near Chesterfield, Derbyshire, the third child and younger daughter of Harold Soames (1855–1918)...

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