Political activist and churchwoman. Née Parker. Supported her husband's political campaign but also worked in her own right, for example as a BBC governor. She was invested as a Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of The British Empire (DBE) in 1924 and became Viscountess Bridgeman when her husband, William Clive Bridgeman, was created at the 1st Viscount Bridgeman in 1929. Our Picture source gives details of her family.
Person | Female Born 30/6/1873 Died 26/12/1961
Caroline Beatrix Bridgeman
Born St James's. Died at Chesterfield House Grosvenor Square. Statesman, diplomat and wit. Knight of the Garter. Wrote long letters to his son and godson, giving advice, etc. "Singularity is only...