Reference Entry

Coutts, Angela Georgina Burdett-, suo jure Baroness Burdett-Coutts (1814-1906), philanthropist


in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Early life and family background | The heiress; social circle and pursuits | Philanthropy: Dickens and Wellington | Endowments of churches and schools in Britain and abroad; patron of the arts and sciences | Ragged schools, the East End, and the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals | Philanthropy in Ireland and abroad | Marriage, death, and legacy

Reference Entry.  5256 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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