UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Leonora Caroline Ashburton, 1844-1930

Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 1844
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Date of Death: 1930
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Identity:

Leonora Caroline Baring, née Digby, daughter of the 9th Baron Digby, married Alexander H. Baring, 4th Baron Ashburton, in 1864. She became Baroness Ashburton on 6 September 1868.

Life:

She may have known JW in the mid-seventies, since her name appears in an address book (#02714).

Bibliography:

Burke, E., The Peerage and Baronetage of Great Britain and Ireland, London; Debrett's Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Companionage, London, 1896.