A Lord is patron of a ladies rowing club started by my Great Aunt Phoebe Radley early in the 20th century

WilliamCecilcorrectedPicture reproduced courtesy of Mirrorpix

Great Aunt Phoebe had an ambition to row competively in the 1900s but ladies clubs were a rarity then as rowing wasn’t considered lady like. So she formed a club herself and persuaded Lord William Cecil to be their president.

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