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gentlewoman (1876 - 1945)
Born in 1876, Oriana Soper was the daughter of an Anglican clergyman. Carrying out charitable work in Battersea, she met the doctor, scientist, explorer and artist Edward Adrian Wilson, whom she married on 16 July 1901, three week before his departure for the Antarctic. She was widowed in March 1912 when her husband died on his return from the South Pole with Captain Scott and his party. Oriana Wilson died in 1945.


gentlewoman (1876 - 1945)
1876  —  1945
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