Lady Edith HelenVane-Tempest-Stewart Londonderry (1878 - 1959):
Political hostess and writer
Edith, Lady Londonderry, was active in many war-time organisations and charities. She hosted many functions for the Conservative Party and was also very friendly with the Labour Party leader, Ramsay MacDonald. She was President of the Women's Advisory Committee of the Northern Counties Provisional Area of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations. She was also President of the War Service Legion and Chairman of the Queen's Institute of District Nursing. She was in charge of the Red Cross Casualty Station at Mount Stewart.
||3 December 1878
||23 April 1959