Author: Barbara Evans

Jane in her usual bright clothing

Rosa Jane Pelly

Jane Pelly was a well respected and influential educator, chiefly in Nigeria, throughout the second half of the twentieth century

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A photo postcard taken around 1917 shows Mrs Hazel in her long dress and cap operating the ferry across the Avon at Alderbury, Wiltshire.

Jane Hazel

Mrs Jane Hazel and the Alderbury Ferry (1843-1920) the index photo was taken around 1917 and shows Mrs Hazel in her long dress and cap

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Caroline Lanyon

Find out about Caroline’s professional life as a theatrical costumier and her commitment to campaigning for causes she passionately believes in.

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Kate Edgar with her dog Mabel

Kate Edgar

Brought up in a theatrical family, Kate knew she was destined to work in some aspect of music or theatre and has had a varied, and often glittering career, taking the opportunities that came her way

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Eleanor and Agnes Warre outside the Old Parsonage at Harnham

Eleanor Warre

A talented designer and painter of Church Art, including stained glass windows, whose designs are still found in Churches in Salisbury today

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Frances' book 'A Spinster at Home' title page

Frances Child

A spinster gentlewoman of modest means had few opportunities in the Victorian era to supplement her income, became a popular author & story teller

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