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Lawrence, Penelope (1856–1932), a founder of Roedean School, Brighton

Gillian Avery

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/48570

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Lawrence, Penelope (1856–1932), a founder of Roedean School, Brighton, with her half-sisters Dorothy Lawrence (1860–1933) and Millicent Lawrence (1863–1925), was the only child of Philip Henry Lawrence (1822–1895), a solicitor and descendant of the nonconformist minister Philip Henry, and his first wife, ...

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