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Lady Isabella Somerset

Person  Female  Born 3/8/1851  Died 12/3/1921

President of the British Women's Temperance Association , 1890 - 1903, founded of the first industrial farm for inebriate women and set up a home for training workhouse children.

Born in London as Lady Isabella Somers-Cocks. In 1872 she married Lord Henry Somerset but, the marriage failed after only a few years. Died at 4 Gray's Inn Square.

Redhill and Reigate provides information and pictures.  English Buildings reports on a very unusual 1900 shelter in a churchyard that she generously provided, and tells us more about the Lady.

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Lady Somerset and temperance

The original bronze statue by Wade in 1897 was stolen in 1971 when it was saw...

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