14 February 1890
NH was born at her grandparents' home at 3 Lexden Terrace
, the eldest of her family: she had two brothers and a sister.
22 September 1932 The Times
reported that a libel action by Aleister Crowley
had compelled the publisher Constable
to halt all sales of NH's Laughing Torso
. Crowley asserted that anecdotes therein about himself had not a word of truth in them.