From Beatrice Willink, née Luard Selby (c. 1856-1924)

Scope and Content

Letters sent from Beatrice Willink to Edith Mary (Dorrie) Collingwood.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born Beatrice Luard Selby c. 1856. She married Alfred Willink in 1885. Her husband was the manager of Cropper Paper Mill at Burneside near Kendal and they lived at Whitefoot, Burneside. She was an artist and a conductor of a choir. She died suddenly after conducting her choir in 1924. Her nephew, Reginald Luard-Selby married Ursula Collingwood in 1926. She was close to the Collingwoods and Edith Mary (Dorrie) Collingwood and the children would often go and stay with her at Whitefoot.