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Colenso, Sophie J., 1855-1937 (née Frankland, wife of Francis Colenso)



Sophie Frankland was born in Manchester, the third child of Sir Edward Frankland (1825-1899) and Sophie Fick (1821-1874). She married London actuary Francis Colenso in November 1880 and they had five children in the 1880s. Sophie Colenso died in 1937 at the Colenso family home - Elangeni - in Amersham.

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Nora Barlow Letters: 1929, 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10286/1/8/30
Scope and Contents

Contains 27 letters from Nora to Ida Darwin sent between 11 January and 13 December 1929. Amongst news of family and social engagements, the letters include an account of a visit to Devon.
Includes a single letter from Sophie J. Colenso to Nora, a letter from Ruth Darwin to Nora and a letter from Nora to Ruth.

Dates: 1929
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