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Forbes, (Joan) Rosita (1890-1967), traveller and writer

Dorothy Middleton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/33193
Forbes, (Joan) Rosita (1890-1967), traveller and writer


Forbes, (Joan) Rosita (1890-1967), traveller and writer, was born on 16 January 1890 at Riseholme Hall, near Lincoln, the eldest of the six children of Herbert James Torr (1864-1935), landowner, and his wife, Rosita, daughter of Duncan Graham, of Lydiate, Willaston, Cheshire. Her childhood and upbringing were conventional, leaving her ...

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