Other names: Mary Elizabeth
Locations in this story: Marylebone, LondonBerkhamsted, HertfordshirePortsea Island, HampshireTisbury War Hospital, Tisbury, WiltshireGunville House, Sedgehill, Wiltshire
Story: Lady Mary Elizabeth Napier was born on 10th February 1871 in Marylebone, London, and baptised at Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, on 18th March 1871, the daughter on Admiral Sir Michael, 3rd Baronet Culme-Seymour and Mary Georgiana, Lady Culme-Seymour (née Watson). She married Vice-Admiral Treveylyan Dacres Willes Napier, RN, KCB, MVO, on 17th August 1899 at Portsea Island, Hampshire. Lady Mary lived in various places in the UK settling down at Gunville House, Sedgehill, Wiltshire, about the time of the outbreak of the First World War. She served with the Red Cross (Voluntary Aid Detachment) from October 1915 to April 1917 at the Tisbury (Auxiliary A) War Hospital, Wiltshire, giving aid to the sick and wounded. She was at some time made a Dame. She died in 1944 and was buried on the 16th October 1944 at the Parish Church, Sedgehill, Wiltshire.