Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland

Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland (Dame)
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Married name : McCorquodale
Birth and death
1901 - 2000
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Dame Mary Barbara Hamilton Cartland (1901-2000) author, renowned for her numerous romance novels, she was originally sent to Brooklands as a gossip columnist, and became a 'Brooklands Babe'. In around 1930, she obtained permission to set up the Ladies Reading Room at Brooklands, as she was concerned that there was nowhere for the ladies to relax while their menfolk were watching the races !

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