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Prothero, Mary Frances, 1854-1934 (née Butcher, wife of Sir George Walter Prothero)



Mary Frances 'Fanny' was born on 10 April 1854 in Buckingham, Buckinghamshie, daughter of Samuel Butcher, bishop of Meath and Mary Leahy. She married the historian George Walter Prothero (1848-1922) in 1882. There were no children of the marriage. Fanny died on 9 April 1934 in Holborn, London.

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PROTHERO, Mary Frances 'Fanny', 1910-1913

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10286/1/58
Scope and Contents

Three letters from Fanny Prothero to Ida Darwin and one each from Fanny and George Prothero to Horace Darwin. All but one of the letters were sent to Ida and Horace in August-September 1910 and express sympathy and concern for Ida following an accident in which she injured her hand. The final letter was most likely sent in February 1913 and describes Fanny and George's visit to the family home of Alan Barlow, son-in-law of Ida and Horace, at Wendover in Buckinghamshire.

Dates: 1910-1913
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