Hon. Adelaide Drummond

Born: 1828 | Died: 1911 | Grave: C 011 | Category: Literature

Writer and illustrator. Eldest daughter of 2nd Baron Ribblesdale, step-daughter of Lord John Russell (Prime Minister),, wife of Maurice Drummond CB (1825-91), – Disraeli’s Private Secretary, Police Receiver and author. The Drummonds lived at several addresses in Hampstead, notably Rosslyn Hill where their son Lister [1856-1916] was born. He was a barrister, Police Magistrate and…

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Eva Gore-Booth

Born: 1870 | Died: 1926 | Grave: B 027 | Categories: Literature, Politics | Tags: Campaigner, Christabel Pankhurst, Esther Roper, Pacifist, Poet, Suffragette, Trade unions, Women's rights, Writer

Eva Gore-Booth was an Irish poet and dramatist, but was primarily known as a committed suffragette, social worker and labour activist.  She was involved in adult education for women and in the women’s trade union movement.  Eva was also a pacifist, and during World War I she argued strongly against persuading young men to join…

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Mary (Mollie),, nee Grant Hammersley

Born: 1863 | Died: 1911 | Grave: A 066 | Category: Literature

Eldest of 3 sisters immortalised in pictures by Sargent, Augustus John and others. Her TB caused the Hammersley family to seek the healthy air of Hampstead. They lived at Admiral’s House from 1902 and were noted for their literary/artistic salon.

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Elizabeth Rundle Charles

Born: 1827 | Died: 1896 | Grave: A 035 | Category: Literature

Author of popular children’s book, Chronicles of the Schoenberg-Cotta Family (1862),. Her house in Oak Hill Way bears her plaque.

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