DOUGHTY, Gertrude Millicent

1867 - 1938

Gertrude Millicent Doughty was born at 5 Gloucester Place, Marylebone, London in 1867, third of the four daughters and two sons of Henry Montagu Doughty (1841-27 January 1916), a barrister-at-law, and his wife Edith Rebecca Cameron, daughter of David Cameron (180414 May 1872), Chief Justice of Vancouver Island and his wife Cecilia (29 November 1812-28 November 1859), Edith and Henry married at Victoria, Vancouver's Island, Canada on 21 August 1860. The Cameron's from Scotland, together with their daughter Edith Rebecca, had arrived in Victoria, British Columbia in July 1853. Edith Rebecca Doughty died at 5 Gloucester Place on 4 September 1870, aged 28. In 1911, Gertrude was living at Theberton Hall, Leiston, Suffolk with her 70-year-old father Henry and sibling sisters Katherine Frances 45, born at Theberton and Frederica Helen 41, born at Marylebone, they employed four indoor servants. Gertrude exhibited some paintings at the Suffolk Art and Aid Association exhibition at Halesworth in 1912. Gertrude Millicent Doughty was of Little Croft, Emery Down, Lyndhurst, Hampshire when she died at the Empire Nursing Home, Vincent Square, Westminster, London on 13 January 1938.