Person    | Female  Born 1850  Died 15/3/1948

Beatrice Eliza Bower Dimsdale

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Daughter of Robert Hunt Holdsworth, of London. 1873 married Joseph Dimsdale and had three children.

Widowed in 1912. Awarded her OBE in the 1918 Birthday Honours, where she is given as "Commandant, Fishmongers' Hall Auxiliary Hospital for Officers".

The creation of the 1923 Empire Memorial Sailors' Hostel in E14 was largely due to the efforts of Lady Dimsdale.

President of the Ladies' Guild of the British Sailor Society in 1932.

At the Picture source this image is captioned "Lady Dimsdale, the new Lady Mayoress" and is shown to the left of an image captioned "Alderman Sir  J. C. Dimsdale, the new Lord Mayor". This dates the photos to 1901.

This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Beatrice Eliza Bower Dimsdale

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Empire Memorial Sailors' Hostel

This foundation stone was laid by Beatrice Dowager Lady Dimsdale OBE, with wh...

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Lady Mayoress - EC2

We published this with the incorrect Lord Mayor (Marcus Samuel) and Mayoress....

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Mission extension foundation stone

British Sailors' Society This foundation stone of the extension of the Empire...

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