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Winnifred Coombe Tennant

(1874 - 1956 / Australia)

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Winifred Coombe Tennant (November 1, 1874 – August 31, 1956) was a Welsh suffragette, politician, philanthropist, patron of the arts and spiritualist. She was also known by the bardic name "Mam o'r Nedd".

She was born Winifred Margaret Pearce-Serocold in Rodborough Lodge, but grew up in France and Italy. She married Charles Coombe Tennant in 1895, and they made their home at Cadoxton ... more »

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  • David Roberts (9/27/2006 1:27:00 PM)

    I logged on to your sight to research more on Winnifred Coombe-Tennant, only to find to my astonishment that the woman who lived only 5 miles from my house, in Neath, South West Wales, U K. Has suddenly become Australian. Winnifred Coombe -Tennant had a psuedonym, Mrs Willett a phsychic, which was not revealed until her death, so she may be in touch about your error.Winnifred was also known as 'Mam o Nedd' which is Welsh for'Mother of Neath, which is the town she lived most of her life in.
    David John Roberts, Neath, SW Wales, UK.

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