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Personal Papers of Georgina Buckler, 1889 - 1993

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Buckler

Scope and Contents

The papers comprise photocopies of two of Georgina Buckler's diaries and some biographical material.


  • 1889 - 1993


Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is presumed to be held by Charlotte Roueche.

Biographical / Historical

Georgina Grenfell Walrond was born in 1868, the daughter of Theodore Walrond, a Civil Service Commissioner, and Charlotte Elliot Grenfell. She was educated at Notting Hill High School and came up as a College Scholar to read Classics at Girton College 1888 - 1891. In 1891 she was the only woman in the University to achieve a First Class in the Classical Tripos. She married William Hepburn Buckler of Baltimore in 1892 and lived in Baltimore for fifteen years. She also lived in Spain for a few months when her husband accepted a diplomatic post there. She assisted her husband with his archaeological work and wrote a number of articles with him. She served under Lord Robert Cecil at the Enquiry Department for Wounded and Missing, Red Cross and Order of St John, 1914-20, in Paris and in England. She also served on the Council of the Girls' Public Day School Trust 1912-37. An out-student of St Hugh's College, Oxford, she obtained a DPhil in 1927. Georgina Buckler was created CBE in 1918. She died in 1953.


4 file(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Original diaries held by Charlotte Roueche.

Related Materials

See also: photographs of Georgina Walrond in the Fire Brigade in 1890 and 1891 in GCPH 10/2, and sketch of GW by Alice Carthew, c. 1890, in GCRF 5/1/12.

Date information

DateText: Diaries 1889-1891; autobiographical article 1928, and biographical article 1993.


Buckler, Georgina Grenfell, nee Walrond, 1868-1953, classicist

Finding aid date

1998-09-03 13:40:49+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Girton College Archive Repository

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