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Lady Elizabeth BIDDULPH
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( 1834 - 1916 )

Lady Elizabeth Philippa ADEANE ( nee YORKE, later Lady BIDDULPH ), Royal courtier - former wife of Henry John ADEANE, and later wife of 1st Baron BIDDULPH; daughter of 4th Earl of Hardwicke.
[Lady Elizabeth BIDDULPH]
A Retrospect


January 11 The Saturday night entertainments commenced, Lady Elizabeth BIDDULPH presiding

January 16 A meeting held at the Town Hall which interesting addresses on the life and works of the great poetess were given by Mr. Rider HAGGARD, Mr. M. BIDDULPH. M.P. (who presided). Lady Elizabeth BIDDULPH, the Bishop of Hereford. Mr. RANKIN, M.P., Mr. C. W. R. COOKE, M.P., the Rev. Preb. MADDISON GREEN, the Rev. C. Y. POTTS, &c.

January 22 In the evening Lady Elizabeth BIDDULPH presided over the annual meeting of the Ledbury Temperance Union at the Town Hall.


November18 In the afternoon Mr. J. HARTREE gave his second Lecture (this time in the Barrett Browning Institute). on “Monks and Monastic Architecture," under the presidency of Lady Elizabeth BIDDULPH, who gave an interesting address.


January 4 A public meeting was held at the Town Hall, in connection with the Science and Art and Technical Education Classes, under the presidency of Lady Elizabeth BIDDULPH, who presented the certificates to the successful students.

January 12 Lady Henry SOMERSET opened a Cake and Apron Sale at the Town Hall, at the initiative of Lady Elizabeth BIDDULPH, in aid of the funds of the Ledbury Temperance Union, of which Lady Elizabeth is President.

December 17 The first popular entertainment, in aid of the Parish Nurse Fund was held at the Town Hall, under the presidency of Lady Elizabeth BIDDULPH.


February 5 Annual Meeting of the Ledbury Cottage Hospital Committee. Lady Elizabeth BIDDULPH gave £100 towards improvements.

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Ledbury Park ( Residence )

1860 - Image of Lady Elizabeth Biddulph National Portrait Gallery, London
1897 - 1980 A Retrospect Tilleys Almanacks - Herefordshire History
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