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image of Sarah Maria Fawcett

Sarah Maria Fawcett

By Dr Jane Howells Maria Fawcett (1830-1923) was a member of the Fawcett family prominent in Salisbury.  She never married, lived in or near Salisbury

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Picture of Dorothy Lawrence in her WW1 soldier's uniform

Dorothy Lawrence

The only English woman soldier in the Royal Engineers 51st Division 79th Tunnelling Co. She is also remembered as the only woman who fought in the First World War disguised as a man.

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Geraldine Symons

Geraldine Symons was a well regarded children’s author who drew widely her childhood in the cathedral close to provide backdrops for her novels.

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