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The MacDonald Sisters

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  • Georgiana (Georgie) Burne-Jones (1840 - 1920)
    MacDonald sisters From Wikipedia: were four British sisters, notable for their marriages to well-known people of the Victorian era. Alice, Georgiana, Agnes and Louisa were four of the seven daughte...
  • Agnes Poynter (1843 - 1906)
  • Alice Kipling (1837 - 1910)
    Mother of the famed Rudyard Kipling but a character in her own right. One of the MacDonald Sisters.
  • Louisa Baldwin (1824 - 1925)
    MacDonald sisters From Wikipedia: were four British sisters, notable for their marriages to well-known people of the Victorian era. Alice, Georgiana, Agnes and Louisa were four of the seven daugh...

The MacDonald Sisters were four remakable women of the Victorian era. They were from a family of 11 children of of Reverend George Browne MacDonald (1805–1868), a Methodist minister, and Hannah Jones (1809–1875). They were:

  • Alice
  • Georgiana
  • Agnes
  • Louisa

http://www.geni.com/people/Louisa-Baldwin/6000000012554607422

Alice

Alice (1837–1910) married John Lockwood Kipling, and was the mother of Rudyard Kipling. A Viceroy of India once said, "Dullness and Mrs. Kipling cannot exist in the same room."[

Georgiana

Georgiana (1840–1920) married the pre-Raphaelite painter Edward Burne-Jones. She became the mother-in-law of John William Mackail and grandmother of Angela Thirkell

Agnes

Agnes (1843–1906) married the president of the Royal Academy Edward Poynter.

Louisa

Louisa (1845–1925) married the industrialist Alfred Baldwin and was the mother of prime minister Stanley Baldwin, and grandmother to Oliver Baldwin. Louisa wrote novels, short stories, and poetry.

described in full in "a Circle of Sisters" by Judith Flanders.