Helen Quaritch

Born: 1831 | Died: 1899 | Grave: C 062 | Category: Literature

Wife of Bernard Quaritch, bookseller. She died at 34 Belsize Grove the same year he was buried in Fortune Green cemetery.

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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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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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