Other names: Gladys Elizabeth
Locations in this story: Bideford, DevonSouth Kensington, LondonMotcombe, Shaftesbury, DorsetSturminster Newton, DorsetHove, Sussex
Story: Gladys Elizabeth Nixon was born in Bideford, Devon, on 14 Aug 1879 the daughter of Brinsley de Courcy Nixon and Suzanna Frances Evelyn Nixon. She married Hugh Grosvenor, 2nd Baron Stalbridge, at St Jude's Church, South Kensington, London, on 10 Nov 1903. Whilst living at Motcombe House, Motcombe, Shaftesbury, Dorset, Baroness Grosvenor joined the British Red Cross (Voluntary Aid Detachment) in Aug 1914 and became President of the Sturminster Newton, Dorset, District until Nov 1916. She died at Hove, Sussex, on 20 Mar 1960.