Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
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|Family and Intimate relationships||Maude Royden||
MR looked up to one elder brother in particular, Thomas Royden . He became the chairman of the Cunard Steamship Company , the Midland Bank , and Shell Transport . He also became a High...
|Textual Features||Isabella Bird||
IB incorporated in this work an account of an earlier journey to Prince Edward Island, which she had taken in the summer of 1854.
Unlike her later works, this account goes into specifics about...
The British and North American Royal Mail Steam Packet Company (later the Cunard Steamship Company ) began its regular transatlantic steamer service.
16 August 1845-29 May 1846
Frederick Douglass , ex-slave and anti-slavery campaigner, visited Britain: Ireland, Scotland, and England.
The Cunard Company 's iron steamship the Persia crossed the Atlantic at an average speed of 13.49 knots, establishing itself as the fastest vessel in the world.
The first wireless telegraphy between ships took place between the British ship Lake Champlain and the Cunard liner Lucania.
26 September 1934
The Queen Mary left Southampton on her maiden voyage to New York.
Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant were painting wall-panels for a new Cunard transatlantic liner, the Queen Mary.