Motcombe House

Gladys Elizabeth Nixon

Surname: Nixon
Other names: Gladys Elizabeth
Other people in this story:
Brinsley de Courcy Nixon
Suzanna Frances Evelyn Nixon née Hampton
Hugh Grosvenor
Locations in this story:
Bideford, Devon
South Kensington, London
Motcombe House, Motcombe, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Sturminster Newton, Dorset
Hove, Sussex

Gladys Elizabeth Nixon was born in Bideford, Devon, on 14th August 1879, the daughter of Brinsley de Courcy Nixon and Suzanna Frances Evelyn Nixon (née Hampton). She married Hugh Grosvenor, 2nd Baron Stalbridge, at St. Jude's Church, South Kensington, London, on 10th November 1903.  In August 1914, whilst living at Motcombe House, Motcombe, Shaftesbury, Dorset, Baroness Grosvenor joined the British Red Cross (Voluntary Aid Detachment) and became President of the Sturminster Newton, Dorset, District until November 1916.  She died at Hove, Sussex, on 20th March 1960.


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