Katherine Mackay Low
Person Female Born 9/7/1855 Died 2/1/1923
Philanthropist. Born in Georgia, USA to British parents. After her mother's death, the family moved to Britain. In Battersea, which at the time was a deprived area of London, she devoted herself to the care of the less fortunate. From UCL: she was "a leading light in the United Girls’ School Settlement Mission at Camberwell". After her death, her friends created the Katherine Low Settlement as a memorial to her, in order to continue the kind of service which she had started.