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Darwin Correspondence Project

Letter

Elinor Mary Bonham-Carter

1837–1923

Daughter of Joanna Maria Bonham-Carter, a family friend of the Darwins. The family lived at Keston, Kent, from 1853. Married Albert Venn Dicey in 1872. Involved in the setting up of Newnham College, Cambridge.

Sources

Bonham-Carter 1960

Burke’s landed gentry 1965

Sutherland 2006, p. 95.