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Eugenia Bertuance (née Stone), Lady Doughty

(circa 1874-1934), Second wife of Sir George Doughty; daughter of John Stone

Sitter in 3 portraits

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Eugenia Bertuance (née Stone), Lady Doughty, by Unknown photographer - NPG x197763

Eugenia Bertuance (née Stone), Lady Doughty

by Unknown photographer
bromide postcard print, late 1900s
NPG x197763

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Lisa Robertson

07 February 2019, 02:41

Lady Doughty wrote a book "the Cheerful Way", published in London 1912 by Adam and Charles Black. The Foreword states ".... that I have not said anything new, nor said anything clever; but perhaps I have said some things which are apt just now to be forgotten, ...". The contents contain short chapters with her comments on optimism, failure, destiny, the women of Canada, home, worry, individuality, self-help, taste, punctuality, common sense, good humour and tolerance, a January garden in the country, spring in London, the flowers of London, affinities, concerning old letters and other relics, resolution and resolutions. My sister and I have a copy of the book inscribed by Eugenia to our grandmother Teresa Robertson (nee Deegan). Eugenia was bridesmaid in 1903 in Melbourne to Teresa when she married Dr Edward Robertson. In the book is another postcard of her portrait as illustrated at the top of this webpage.

John Readman

23 August 2018, 20:54

I have written a story of her life, her education, employment, marriage to Sir George Doughty and life with him and then after his death in 1914 her contribution to the people in Grimsby and in Australia. Finally her death and burial at Scartho Road Cemetery in Grimsby in 1934..

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