1896 June Footnotes

[1] The First Violin by Jessie Fothergill – equal parts mystery, romance and opera.

[2] Sir George Alexander (19 June 1858 – 15 March 1918), born George Alexander Gibb Samson, was an English stage actor, theatre producer and theatre manager.

[3] Evelyn Mary Millard (18 September 1869 – 9 March 1941) was an English Shakespearean actress, actor-manager and “stage beauty” of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

[4] William Gilbert “W. G.” Grace MRCS LRCP (W.G.G) (1848 – 1915) was an English amateur cricketer who was important in the development of the sport and is widely considered one of its greatest-ever players.

[5] Andrew Ernest Stoddart (1863 – 1915) was a sportsman who played international cricket for England, and rugby union for England and the British Isles. He was a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1893.

[6] Sir Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji Jadeja, GCSI GBE (1872 – 1933) often known as Ranji, was the ruler of the Indian princely state of Nawanagar from 1907 to 1933, as Maharaja Jam Saheb, and a noted Test cricketer who played for the English cricket team. He also played first-class cricket for Cambridge University, and county cricket for Sussex.

[7] The Silkworm: Being a Brief Manual of Instructions for the Production of Silk Charles Valentine Riley – Published 1883.

[8] Across the Plains with Other Memories and Essays by Robert Louis Stephenson. Published 1892.

[9] Carter Paterson (CP) was a British road haulage firm, closely associated with the railway industry. In 1893 Carter Paterson had 20 London depots with over 2000 horses.

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