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 Rosa <I>Ovenden</I> Lewis

Rosa Ovenden Lewis

Leyton, London Borough of Waltham Forest, Greater London, England
Death 28 Nov 1952 (aged 85)
Greater London, England
Burial Wimbledon, London Borough of Merton, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 6325393 · View Source
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Proprietress of the Cavendish Hotel in Jermyn Street, London. Fictionalised as Louisa Trotter, the Duchess of Duke Street, played by Gemma Jones on the B.B.C in the 1970s, and parodied as Lottie Crump of Shepheard's Hotel in Evelyn Waugh's "Vile Bodies" (1930), about which she was far from pleased. Buried along with her lady friend.

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  • Originally Created by: Iain MacFarlaine
  • Added: 6 Apr 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6325393
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rosa Ovenden Lewis (26 Sep 1867–28 Nov 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6325393, citing Putney Vale Cemetery and Crematorium, Wimbledon, London Borough of Merton, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .