Frances Jemima Oswald

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Frances Jemima Oswald

Birthdate: (73)
Death: December 22, 1891 (73)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of General Sir John Oswald GCB GCMG and Charlotte Oswald
Wife of John Murray Drummond, 8th of Megginch JP DL
Mother of Mary Drummond and Malcolm Drummond, 9th of Megginch
Sister of Georgina Anne Oswald; Charlotte Alicia Oswald; Mary Trotter and Emily Oswald
Half sister of Reverend Henry Murray Oswald; Elizabeth Jane Oswald and James Townsend Oswald

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About Frances Jemima Oswald

Frances Oswald 4th daughter of General Sir John Oswald of Dunnikier

Women of the bedchamber to Queen Victoria member of the Victoria & Albert order. She married her first cousin once removed John Murray Drummond at Dunnikier in Fife. Afterwards they drove to Newborough and ferried over the Tay and onto Megginch; it was very cold. They celebrated their Golden wedding at Dunniker. She was known as The Rose of Fife in her youth and had many friends and was a personal friend of Queen Victoria, who wrote her the most indiscreet letters which unfortunately her daughter Mary, or Aunt Ida as she was known as, tore out all the interesting bits in them. When her first granddaughter Victoria was born, Q.V. sent a telegram: "hurrah now I can be a god mother which she was."

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Frances Jemima Oswald's Timeline

1818
February 9, 1818
1852
1852
Age 33
1856
March 2, 1856
Age 38
1891
December 22, 1891
Age 73