Camera Workers, 1858-1950

The British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Photographic Directory, 1858-1950

Stanley, Alice, Lady[1, 2, 3]

Female 1862 - 1957  (94 years)


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  • Name Stanley, Alice, Lady 
    • VARIANT: Montagu, Alice Maud Olivia; Alice Stanley, Countess of Derby.
    Born 15 Aug 1862  Westminster, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1889  Vancouver, BC; Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 23 Jul 1957  Coworth Park, Sunningdale, Berskhire, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I821  Camera Workers | S, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Amateur (visit).
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: The daughter of the 7th Duke of Manchester, she married Edward George Villiers (b. 4 Apr 1865), an M.P. in England in 1889. She accompanied her father-in-law Governor-General Lord Stanley, the 16th Earl of Derby, on a visit to Vancouver and Victoria where he dedicated the park that bears his name. One newspaper reported that

      Lady Stanley, who has an amateur photographic outfit, yesterday took views from the [railway] car door.


  • Sources 
    1. [S626] (Vancouver) News-Advertiser, (Vancouver: News-Advertiser), 8, 31 Oct 1889.

    2. [S627] (Vancouver) World, (Vancouver: World), 4, 6 Nov 1889.

    3. [S263] Debrett's (1897), (London: Dean & Son, 1897), 240-242.