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Elinor Mary Bonham-Carter (1837–1872)
Elinor Mary Dicey (1872–1923)


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.


Bonham-Carter 1960

Burke’s landed gentry 1965.


Bonham-Carter, Victor. 1960. In a liberal tradition: a social biography 1700–1950. London: Constable.

Burke’s landed gentry: A genealogical and heraldic history of the commoners of Great Britain and Ireland enjoying territorial possessions or high official rank but unvisited with heritable honours. Burke’s genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry. By John Burke et al. 1st–18th edition. London: Henry Colburn [and others]. 1833–1969.