Kathleen's father, William Alexander Royds
, was born on 6 June 1843 into a family whose wealth came from the Lancashire cotton mills. He became a general practitioner and gastric surgeon, practising originally in Reading...
Kathleen E. Innes
moved his family to to the village of St Mary Bourne, near Andover in Hampshire, where he took over the local practice from Dr Joseph Stevens
Harvey, Kathryn. "Driven by War into Politics": A Feminist Biography of Kathleen Innes. University of Alberta, 1995.