Other names: Gladys Elizabeth
Locations in this story: Bideford, DevonSouth Kensington, LondonMotcombe House, Motcombe, Shaftesbury, DorsetSturminster Newton, DorsetHove, Sussex
Story: 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.