Author: Barbara Evans

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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Olive Pye-Smith photograph courtesy of the Jamieson family

Olive Pye-Smith

Olive was a talented and prolific local artist who gained a considerable reputation for her paintings of Salisbury and the surrounding areas, as well as being involved in improving the lives of local people.

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