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Person’s Profile

Lucy Margaret Lonsdale (b. 1846)


member of the Gosling Society


She was a Gosling as ‘Magpie’ from June 1864, her address Westbourne Terrace/ the Close, Litchfield;  she was the daughter of Rev. Canon John Gylby Lonsdale (1818-1907), canon of Lichfield Cathedral, and Sarah Martinson.  Her grandfather had been Bishop of Lichfield.  She might be the Margaret Lonsdale who published (1880) a biography of Sister Dora (Dorothy Pattison 1832-1878) and The Care and Nursing of Children (1885) which seems to reprint lectures addressed to GFS girls [IGI, 1871 census, BBI, DNB]