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Bowes, Mary Eleanor, (1749-1800) Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne, pioneer of women's rights in relation to divorce

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Alternative name(s):
  • Mary Eleanor Bowes (Maiden Name)
Surname: Bowes
Forenames: Mary Eleanor
Gender: Female
Date: 1749-1800
Title: Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne
History: Married 1st: 1767-1776 - John Lyon (later Bowes), 9th Earl of Strathmore (1737-1776); 2nd: 1777-1800 "Captain" Andrew Robinson Stoney (1747-1810)
Biography: ODNB link for Bowes, Mary Eleanor (1749-1800) nee Bowes, wife of 9th Earl of Strathmore
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P164091 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P3155 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Mary Eleanor Bowes
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
c1789: papers rel to divorce proceedings against Andrew Stoney
Durham County Record Office
See Annual Report 1982-83
legal and literary papers
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 381 Bowes-Lyon
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