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Dorothy Nevill, 1826-1913

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 1826
Place of Birth:
Date of Death: 1913.03.24
Place of Death: London

Identity:

Lady Dorothy Nevill née Walpole, was a history, travel and memoir writer.

Life:

Her works include Mannington and the Walpoles, Earls of Orford (1894) andLeaves from the notebooks of Lady Dorothy Nevill (1907).

She was also a leading society hostess and her salons attracted authors, journalists, statesmen, and diplomats. She may have known JW in the mid-seventies, when her name appears in an address book (#12714).

Bibliography:

Who was Who; Nevill, Ralph, The Life and Letters of Lady Nevill, London 1919.