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Elinor "Nellie" Sutherland

Elinor "Nellie" Sutherland

Female 1864 - 1943  (78 years)

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  • Name Elinor "Nellie" Sutherland  [1
    Nickname Nellie 
    Born 17 Oct 1864  Jersey, Channel Islands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 1871  Guelph, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    age 3, daughter 
    Census 1881  Columberie, St Helier, Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    age 16, daughter 
    Census 1891  Davies Street, Mayfair, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    age 23, daughter 
    Census 1901  “Lampards”, Sheering Street, Sheering, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    living on own means, age 60, head, widow "Elinor Kennedy" 
    Died 23 Sep 1943  London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8173  Brooksbank
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2012 

    Father Douglas David Sutherland,   b. 1838, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1865, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Mother Elinor Saunders,   b. 1841, Puslinch, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1937, Bridgend, Glamorganshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Family ID F3284  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse Clayton Glyn,   d. 1915 
    Married 27 Apr 1892 
    Children 
     1. Margot Elinor Glyn, Lady Davson OBE,   b. Jun 1893,   d. 10 Sep 1966, Rome Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
     2. Lady Juliette Evangeline Glyn,   b. 1898,   d. 18 Sep 1964, Holborn, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2012 
    Family ID F3285  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Histories
    David Kennedy - a troubled history
    David Kennedy - a troubled history

  • Notes 
    • Elinor "Nellie" Glyn (1864-1943)
      Bestselling English novelist, journalist, screenwriter, and social commentator whose romantic/erotic fiction critiqued European society in the late 19th and early 20th centuries with famous works such as the novel Three Weeks and the script for the motion picture It.
      Born Elinor Sutherland on October 17, 1864, in Jersey, England; died on September 23, 1943, in London; daughter of Douglas Sutherland (an engineer) and Elinor (Saunders) Sutherland; sister of Lady Lucy Duff Gordon (1862-1935); educated at local schools near Guelph, Ontario, Canada, as well as by governesses and tutors, and self-education in home libraries; married Clayton Glyn, on April 27, 1892 (died 1915); children: two daughters.
      With mother and sister, moved to Summer Hill near Guelph after death of father (1865); moved to Scotland after remarriage of mother (1871); presented at British court (1896); published The Visits of Elizabeth (1900); published Three Weeks (1907); lionized on visit to U.S. (1907), plus later visits (1908, 1910); appeared in stage version of Three Weeks (1908); conducted affair with Lord Curzon (1908-16); visited Russia (1909-10); served as war correspondent in France, as well as unofficial ambassador to U.S. Army troops (1917); reported on the signing of the Treaty of Versailles (1919); visited Egypt at invitation of Lord Milner (1920); worked as screenwriter and consultant in Hollywood (1920-27); returned to England (1929); worked as war correspondent in World War II (1941).

      see Wikipedia http://goo.gl/CySfS

  • Sources 
    1. [S2387] Carol Whalley 2012.

    2. [S2450] 1901 Census i8173.