Biography of Bassano Ltd

Around 1878. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Victoria Hesse Darmstadt Marchioness Milford Haven (age 14)

Victoria Hesse Darmstadt Marchioness Milford Haven: On 05 Apr 1863 she was born to Prince Louis Hesse Darmstadt IV Grand Duke (age 25) and Princess Alice Saxe Coburg Gotha (age 19) at Windsor Castle.. On 07 Nov 1917 Prince Louis of Battenburg 1st Marquess Milford Haven 1854-1921 (age 63) was created 1st Marquess Milford Haven. Victoria Hesse Darmstadt Marchioness Milford Haven (age 54) by marriage Marchioness Milford Haven. 1929. French Gallery Exhibition. The private view was covered by many newspapers and the Daily News reported: "There were as many celebrities on the walls as there were in person. Lady Onslow (age 40), in a dress of ecru lace over black, the Hon. Mrs Edward Lascelles in a beige crepe de chine jumper suit … and Lady Stanhope in a beige coat and skirt and bright patterned scarf and red hat, were three beautiful women who came to see how they looked "hung." Also in attendance were Princess Louise of Sweden (age 39) and her mother the Dowager Lady Milford Haven (age 65), to see the portrait of their sister and daughter-in-law Nadejda (age 32), daughter of Grand Duke Michael Michaelovitch of Russia (1861-1929). On 24 Sep 1950 Victoria Hesse Darmstadt Marchioness Milford Haven (age 87) died.

Around 1878. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Victoria Hesse Darmstadt Marchioness Milford Haven (age 14)

Around 1889. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Henry Chaplin 1st Viscount Chaplin (age 48)

Before 1895. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Randolph Henry Spencer-Churchill (age 45)

Randolph Henry Spencer-Churchill: On 13 Feb 1849 he was born to John Winston Spencer-Churchill 7th Duke of Marlborough 1822-1883 (age 26) and Frances Anne Emily Vane Duchess of Marlborough (age 26) at 3 Wilton Terrace Belgravia. On 15 Apr 1874 Randolph Henry Spencer-Churchill (age 25) and Jenny Jerome (age 20) were married at British Embassy, Paris. Regarded by some as the original Dollar Princess although there are much earlier examples. He the son of John Winston Spencer-Churchill 7th Duke of Marlborough 1822-1883 (age 51) and Frances Anne Emily Vane Duchess of Marlborough (age 52). On 24 Jan 1895 Randolph Henry Spencer-Churchill (age 45) died.

After 1900. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Margaret Hyde "Daisy" Leiter (age 21)

Margaret Hyde "Daisy" Leiter: In 1879 she was born to Levi Zeigler Leiter (age 44) in Chicago. On 26 Dec 1904 Henry Molyneux Paget Howard 19th Earl Suffolk 12th Earl Berkshire 1877-1917 (age 27) and Margaret Hyde "Daisy" Leiter (age 25) were married. She a wealthy American heiress, one of many who married into English nobilty around the time. He the son of Henry Charles Howard 18th Earl Suffolk 11th Earl Berkshire 1833-1898 and Mary Eleanor Coventry Countess Suffolk and Berkshire (age 57). On 05 Mar 1968 Margaret Hyde "Daisy" Leiter (age 89) died.

After 1900. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Eleanor "Nellie" Souray Viscountess Torrington (age 20)

After 1900. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Eleanor "Nellie" Souray Viscountess Torrington (age 20)

After 1900. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Sylvia Storey Countess Poulett (age 10)

After 1900. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Guy Greville Wilson (age 22)

Guy Greville Wilson: On 19 May 1877 he was born to Charles Henry Wilson 1st Baron Nunburnholme (age 44) and Florence Jane Helen Wellesley Baroness Nunburnholme (age 24). On 23 Jun 1904 Guy Greville Wilson (age 27) and Isabel Innes-Kerr (age 25) were married. She the daughter of James Henry Robert Innes-Kerr 7th Duke Roxburghe 1839-1892 and Anne Emily Spencer-Churchill Duchess Roxburghe (age 49). On 22 May 1911 Guy Greville Wilson (age 34) and Avery Buxton were married. On 01 Feb 1943 Guy Greville Wilson (age 65) died.

After 1900. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Arthur James Balfour 1st Earl Balfour (age 51)

1904. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Lucy "Madame Lucille" Christiana Sutherland Lady Duff-Gordon (age 40)

Lucy "Madame Lucille" Christiana Sutherland Lady Duff-Gordon: On 13 Jun 1863 she was born. On 24 May 1900 Cosmo Edmund Duff-Gordon 5th Baronet (age 37) and Lucy "Madame Lucille" Christiana Sutherland Lady Duff-Gordon (age 36) were married. She by marriage Lady Duff-Gordon of Halkin in Aberdeenshire. On 20 Apr 1935 Lucy "Madame Lucille" Christiana Sutherland Lady Duff-Gordon (age 71) died.

1904. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Ida Emily Augusta Denison Lady Sitwell (age 35)

Ida Emily Augusta Denison Lady Sitwell: In or after 1868 she was born to William Henry Forester Denison 1st Earl Londesborough (age 33) and Edith Somerset Countess Londesborough (age 29). In 1886 George Reresby Sitwell 4th Baronet (age 25) and Ida Emily Augusta Denison Lady Sitwell (age 17) were married. She by marriage Lady Sitwell of Renishaw Hall in Derbyshire. She the daughter of William Henry Forester Denison 1st Earl Londesborough (age 51) and Edith Somerset Countess Londesborough (age 47). In 1915 George Reresby Sitwell 4th Baronet (age 54) refused to pay off his wife's (age 46) creditors. She was jailed in Holloway Prison Holloway. In 1937 Ida Emily Augusta Denison Lady Sitwell (age 68) died.

Around 1905. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Henry John Brinsley Manners 8th Duke Rutland (age 52)

1906. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Camilla "Camille" Clifford (age 20)

Around 1907. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth (age 55)

1907. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Alexander Mountbatten 1st Marquess Carisbrooke (age 20)

Alexander Mountbatten 1st Marquess Carisbrooke: On 03 Nov 1886 he was born to Henry Mountbatten (age 28) and Princess Beatrice (age 29). In 1917 Alexander Mountbatten 1st Marquess Carisbrooke (age 30) and Irene Denison Marchioness Carisbrooke (age 26) were married. He a grandson of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901. She the daughter of William Henry Francis Denison 2nd Earl Londesborough 1864-1917 (age 52) and Grace Adelaide Fane Countess Londesborough (age 56). On 23 Feb 1960 Alexander Mountbatten 1st Marquess Carisbrooke (age 73) died.

Around 1907. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth (age 55)

Around 1907. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Gwladys Sutherst Marchioness Townshend (age 23)

Gwladys Sutherst Marchioness Townshend: In 1884 she was born. In 1905 John Townshend 6th Marquess Townshend 1866-1921 (age 38) and Gwladys Sutherst Marchioness Townshend (age 21) were married. He a great x 2 grandson of King William IV of the United Kingdom 1765-1837. She by marriage Marchioness Townshend. He the son of John Villiers Stuart Townshend 5th Marquess Townshend and Anne Elizabeth Clementina Duff Marchioness Townshend (age 57). In 1959 Gwladys Sutherst Marchioness Townshend (age 75) died.

Around 1907. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of William Legge 6th Earl Dartmouth (age 55)

1908. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Grace Cecilie Gordon Countess Lonsdale (age 53)

Grace Cecilie Gordon Countess Lonsdale: On 15 Oct 1854 she was born to Charles Gordon 10th Marquess Huntly (age 62) and Maria Antoinetta Pegus Marchioness Huntly (age 33). In 1878 Hugh Cecil Lowther 5th Earl Lonsdale (age 20) and Grace Cecilie Gordon Countess Lonsdale (age 23) were married. She the daughter of Charles Gordon 10th Marquess Huntly and Maria Antoinetta Pegus Marchioness Huntly (age 57). He the son of Henry Lowther 3rd Earl Lonsdale. On 08 Feb 1882 George Henry Lowther 4th Earl Lonsdale 1855-1882 (age 26) died at a house in London he had purchased for Connie Gilchrist (age 17) and other girls of the Gaiety Theatre. He bequeathed the house, and a sizeable legacy, to Gilchrist. His brother Hugh Cecil Lowther 5th Earl Lonsdale (age 25) succeeded 5th Earl Lonsdale, 6th Viscount Lowther, 6th Baron Lowther. Grace Cecilie Gordon Countess Lonsdale (age 27) by marriage Countess Lonsdale. On 12 May 1941 Grace Cecilie Gordon Countess Lonsdale (age 86) died.

1908. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Winifred Contance Hester Paget (age 27)

Winifred Contance Hester Paget: In 1881 she was born to Alexander Victor Paget (age 41). On 23 Apr 1904 Charles Chetwynd-Talbot (age 21) and Winifred Contance Hester Paget (age 23) were married. He the son of Charles Chetwynd-Talbot 20th Earl of Shrewsbury 5th Earl Talbot 1860-1921 (age 43) and Ellen Palmer Morewood Countess Shrewsbury Waterford Talbot (age 47). On 18 Apr 1965 Winifred Contance Hester Paget (age 84) died.

1908. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Edith Laura St John (age 29)

Edith Laura St John: In 1879 she was born to Beauchamp St John 17th Baron St John (age 34). In 1941 Edith Laura St John (age 62) died.

1908. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Edith Laura St John (age 29)

1908. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of (probably) Violet Nita Poulett (age 28)

Violet Nita Poulett: In 1880 she was born to William Henry Paulett 6th Earl Paulett (age 52) and Rosa Melville Countess Poulett.

Around 1909. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Joan Marion Neville Marchioness Camden (age 32)

Around 1909. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Joan Marion Neville Marchioness Camden (age 32)

Around 1909. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Adeline Verena Ishbel Cocks Countess of Clarendon (age 23)

Adeline Verena Ishbel Cocks Countess of Clarendon: In 1886 she was born. In 1905 George Herbert Hyde Villiers 6th Earl Clarendon 1877-1955 (age 27) and Adeline Verena Ishbel Cocks Countess of Clarendon (age 19) were married. He the son of Edward Villiers 5th Earl Clarendon 1846-1914 (age 58) and Caroline Elizabeth Agar Countess Clarendon. On 02 Oct 1914 Edward Villiers 5th Earl Clarendon 1846-1914 (age 68) died at The Grove, Watford. His son George Herbert Hyde Villiers 6th Earl Clarendon 1877-1955 (age 37) succeeded 6th Earl Clarendon. Adeline Verena Ishbel Cocks Countess of Clarendon (age 28) by marriage Countess Clarendon. In 1963 Adeline Verena Ishbel Cocks Countess of Clarendon (age 77) died.

1909. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Doreen Maud Milner Marchioness of Linlithgow (age 22)

Doreen Maud Milner Marchioness of Linlithgow: On 20 Mar 1886 she was born to Frederick George Milner 7th Baronet (age 36) and Adeline Gertrude Denison Beckett-Denison (age 26). On 19 Apr 1911 Victor Alexander John Hope 2nd Marquess Linlithgow 1887-1952 (age 23) and Doreen Maud Milner Marchioness of Linlithgow (age 25) were married. She by marriage Marchioness Linlithgow. He the son of John Hope 1st Marquess Linlithgow 1860-1908. On 02 Aug 1965 Doreen Maud Milner Marchioness of Linlithgow (age 79) died.

Around 1909. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Victor Albert Francis Spencer 1st Viscount Churchill (age 44)

Around 1909. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Adeline Verena Ishbel Cocks Countess of Clarendon (age 23)

Around 1909. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Mary Curzon Countess Howe (age 21)

Mary Curzon Countess Howe: On 30 Oct 1887 she was born to Montagu Curzon (age 41) and Esmé Fitzroy (age 28). On 28 Oct 1907 Francis Curzon 5th Earl Howe (age 23) and Mary Curzon Countess Howe (age 19) were married.They were half first cousin once removed. They divorced in 1937.. They divorced in 1937. He the son of Richard George Penn Curzon 4th Earl Howe (age 46) and Georgiana Elizabeth Spencer-Churchill Countess Howe. On 10 Jan 1929 Richard George Penn Curzon 4th Earl Howe (age 67) died. His son Francis Curzon 5th Earl Howe (age 44) succeeded 5th Earl Howe, 6th Viscount Curzon of Penn in Buckinghamshire, 10th Baronet Curzon of Kedleston in Derbyshire. Mary Curzon Countess Howe (age 41) by marriage Countess Howe. On 01 Sep 1962 Mary Curzon Countess Howe (age 74) died.

Around 1909. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Joan Marion Neville Marchioness Camden (age 32)

Around 1909. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Maud Margaret Wilson Countess Huntingdon (age 41)

Maud Margaret Wilson Countess Huntingdon: In 1868 she was born to Samuel Wilson (age 35) in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. On 11 Jun 1892 Warner Hastings 15th Earl Huntingdon 1868-1939 (age 23) and Maud Margaret Wilson Countess Huntingdon (age 24) were married at St George's Church, Hanover Square. She by marriage Countess Huntingdon. He the son of Francis Power Plantagenet Hastings 14th Earl Huntingdon 1841-1885. On 26 Dec 1952 Maud Margaret Wilson Countess Huntingdon (age 84) died.

Around 1909. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Joan Marion Neville Marchioness Camden (age 32)

Around 1909. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Joan Marion Neville Marchioness Camden (age 32)

Around 1909. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Lorna Catherine Curzon Countess Howe

Lorna Catherine Curzon Countess Howe: She was born to Major Ernest Charles Penn Curzon. On 04 Aug 1927 Richard George Penn Curzon 4th Earl Howe (age 66) and she were married. They were first cousin once removed.. She by marriage Countess Howe. He the son of Richard William Penn Curzon Howe 3rd Earl Howe 1822-1900 and Isabella Maria Katherine Anson Countess Howe. On 24 Feb 1961 she died.

Around 1909. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Marguerite Helen Neville Baroness Hastings (age 22)

Marguerite Helen Neville Baroness Hastings: In 1887 she was born to Henry Neville 3rd Marquess Abergavenny (age 32) and Maud Augusta Beckett Dickinson (age 22). On 11 Feb 1907 Albert Edward Astley 21st Baron Hastings (age 25) and Marguerite Helen Neville Baroness Hastings (age 20) were married. She by marriage Baroness Hastings. She the daughter of Henry Neville 3rd Marquess Abergavenny (age 52) and Maud Augusta Beckett Dickinson (age 42). In 1975 Marguerite Helen Neville Baroness Hastings (age 88) died.

Around 1909. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Muriel Finch-Hatton (age 32)

Muriel Finch-Hatton: On 19 Aug 1876 she was born to Murray Finch-Hatton 7th Earl Nottingham 12th Earl Winchilsea 1851-1898 (age 25) and Edith Harcourt Countess Winchelsea and Nottingham (age 20). On 31 May 1897 Richard Arthur Surtees Paget 2nd Baronet (age 28) and Muriel Finch-Hatton (age 20) were married. She the daughter of Murray Finch-Hatton 7th Earl Nottingham 12th Earl Winchilsea 1851-1898 (age 46) and Edith Harcourt Countess Winchelsea and Nottingham (age 41). On 16 Jun 1938 Muriel Finch-Hatton (age 61) died.

After 14 Jan 1909. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Beatrice Mills Countess of Granard (age 25)

Beatrice Mills Countess of Granard: On 19 Jul 1883 she was born at Newport, Rhode Island. On 14 Jan 1909 Bernard Forbes 8th Earl of Granard 1874-1948 and Beatrice Mills Countess of Granard (age 25) were married. She by marriage Countess Granard. He the son of George Arthur Hastings Forbes 7th Earl Granard 1833-1889. On 30 Jan 1972 Beatrice Mills Countess of Granard (age 88) died.

After 14 Jan 1909. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Beatrice Mills Countess of Granard (age 25)

After 1910. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Camilla "Camille" Clifford (age 24)

18 Jun 1910. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Lucinda Dorothea Kemble Countess Dunmore

Lucinda Dorothea Kemble Countess Dunmore: She was born to Colonel Horace William Kemble. On 05 Jan 1904 Alexander Murray 8th Earl of Dunmore (age 32) and she were married. He the son of Charles Adolphus Murray 7th Earl Dunmore (age 62) and Gertrude Coke (age 57). On 27 Aug 1907 Charles Adolphus Murray 7th Earl Dunmore (age 66) died. His son Alexander Murray 8th Earl of Dunmore (age 36) succeeded 8th Earl Dunmore, 4th Baron Dunmore of Dunmore in the Forest of Athole in Perthshire. She by marriage Countess Dunmore.

18 Aug 1910. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Frances Evelyn "Daisy" Maynard Countess Warwick (age 48)

18 Aug 1910. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Frances Evelyn "Daisy" Maynard Countess Warwick (age 48) with her daughter Mercy Greville (age 6).

Mercy Greville: On 03 Apr 1904 she was born to Francis Greville 5th Earl Warwick 5th Earl Brooke 1853-1924 (age 51) and Frances Evelyn "Daisy" Maynard Countess Warwick (age 42). Some sources describe her father as Joseph Frederick Laycock (age 36). On 12 Nov 1968 Mercy Greville (age 64) died.

24 Sep 1910. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Edith Victoria Blanche Winn (age 15).

Edith Victoria Blanche Winn: On 12 Jan 1895 she was born. On 10 Jul 1916 Guy Randolph Westmacott (age 24) and Edith Victoria Blanche Winn (age 21) were married. On 05 Jun 1966 Edith Victoria Blanche Winn (age 71) died.

24 Sep 1910. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Edith Victoria Blanche Winn (age 15).

24 Sep 1910. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Hugh Charles Clifford (age 44).

Hugh Charles Clifford: On 05 Mar 1866 he was born to Henry Hugh Clifford (age 39). On 18 Dec 1941 Hugh Charles Clifford (age 75) died.

21 Nov 1910. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Betty Constance Manners (age 21)

Betty Constance Manners: On 15 Jun 1889 she was born to John Manners-Sutton 3rd Baron Manners (age 37) and Constance Hamlyn-Fane Baroness Manners (age 27). On 30 Apr 1918 Commander Arthur Asquith (age 35) and Betty Constance Manners (age 28) were married. He the son of Herbert Henry Asquith 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (age 65) and Helen Kelsall Melland. On 12 Sep 1962 Betty Constance Manners (age 73) died.

30 Nov 1910. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Victoria Marjorie Harriet Manners Marchioness Anglesey (age 26)

30 Nov 1910. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Victoria Marjorie Harriet Manners Marchioness Anglesey (age 26)

02 Dec 1910. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Algernon George de Vere Capell 8th Earl of Essex (age 26) with his son Reginald George de Vere Capell 9th Earl of Essex 1906-1981 (age 4).

02 Dec 1910. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Algernon George de Vere Capell 8th Earl of Essex (age 26), Mary Eveline Stewart Freeman and their son Reginald George de Vere Capell 9th Earl of Essex 1906-1981 (age 4).

Mary Eveline Stewart Freeman: She was born to William Russell Stewart Freeman. On 28 Sep 1905 Algernon George de Vere Capell 8th Earl of Essex (age 21) and she were married. He the son of George Capell 7th Earl of Essex (age 47) and Ellenor Harriet Maria Harford. In 1925 Algernon George de Vere Capell 8th Earl of Essex (age 40) and Mary Eveline Stewart Freeman were divorced. On 30 Oct 1955 she died.

22 Dec 1910. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Roger Grey 10th Earl Stamford 6th Earl Warrington (age 14).

26 Jun 1911. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Mary Sandys Marchioness Downshire

26 Jun 1911. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Mary Sandys Marchioness Downshire

26 Jun 1911. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Mary Sandys Marchioness Downshire

26 Jun 1911. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Mary Sandys Marchioness Downshire

Around 1915?. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Charles James Jessel 1st Baronet (age 54).

Charles James Jessel 1st Baronet: On 11 May 1860 he was born to George Jessel (age 36). On 25 May 1883 Charles James Jessel 1st Baronet (age 23) was created 1st Baronet Jessel of Ladham House in Kent in honour of his father George Jessel, who had died two months before. In 1890 Charles James Jessel 1st Baronet (age 29) and Edith Goldsmid Lady Jessel were married. She by marriage Lady Jessel of Ladham House in Kent. In 1903 Charles James Jessel 1st Baronet (age 42) was appointed High Sheriff of Kent. On 15 Jul 1928 Charles James Jessel 1st Baronet (age 68) died. His son George Jessel 2nd Baronet (age 37) succeeded 2nd Baronet Jessel of Ladham House in Kent. Muriel Gladys Chapline Lady Jessel (age 44) by marriage Lady Jessel of Ladham House in Kent.

26 Oct 1918. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Edith Chaplin Marchioness Londonderry (age 39)

1925. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Charles Howard 20th Earl of Suffolk, 13th Earl Berkshire (age 18).

1926. Bassano Ltd. Photograph of Isabelle "Belle Bilton" Penrice Countess Clancarty.

Isabelle "Belle Bilton" Penrice Countess Clancarty: In 1867 she was born. In 1889 William Trench 5th Earl of Clancarty 1868-1929 (age 20) and Isabelle "Belle Bilton" Penrice Countess Clancarty (age 22) were married. He the son of Richard Trench 4th Earl of Clancarty 1834-1891 (age 54) and Adeliza Georgiana Hervey Countess Clancarty (age 45). On 29 May 1891 Richard Trench 4th Earl of Clancarty 1834-1891 (age 57) died. His son William Trench 5th Earl of Clancarty 1868-1929 (age 22) succeeded 5th Earl Clancarty. Isabelle "Belle Bilton" Penrice Countess Clancarty (age 24) by marriage Countess Clancarty. In 1906 Isabelle "Belle Bilton" Penrice Countess Clancarty (age 39) died.