Person    Born 30/10/1850  Died 1931

Lucy Phillimore

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We think this lady must be the Lucy Phillimore referenced in the 1922 Seeking My Roots, on page 279-280: "Lucy was born at 42, Clarges Street, London, about five minutes before 8 o'clock p.m., on Wednesday, the 30th of October, I 850. Baptised at St. George's Church, Hanover Square, by one of the Curates, on the Ist of January (Feast of the Circumcision), I 8 5 I. Godfathers: The Hon. Richard Cavendish (brother of Lord Burlington, afterwards on his brother becoming Duke of Devonshire, Lord Richard Cavendish). The Rev. Henry Glynne, Rector of Hawarden, Flintshire. Godmothers: Mrs. (Lucy) Wickham, wife of Henry Wickham, Esq., 15, Chesterfield Street. Miss Stanley, daughter of the late Bishop of Norwich. Lucy has written a life of Sir Christopher Wren, published by Kegan Paul in 1881, and sundry papers and articles in the Monthly Packet, Church Quarterly and other papers, also a memoir for children of Bishop Wilberforce, 1876. She has been from 1879 a member of the Ladies' Committee of the S.P.G., a Vice President of it from 1891 and since 1921 Vice President of the S.P.G. itself. She acted as Mrs. Gladstone's Private Secretary from 1892 until Mrs. Gladstone's death in 1900. She is also on the Governing Body of Mrs. Gladstone's Convalescent Home, and is a member of the Shiplake Parochial Council. She went in 1913 to South Africa to visit the women workers of the S.P.G. and travelled over Cape Colony and part of the Transvaal and the Transkei and Basutoland."

Daughter of Robert Joseph Phillimore and Charlotte Anne Phillimore, née Denison. "S. P. G." is surely The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts.

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