Emily Norris

Standard Name: Norris, Emily


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death Kate Marsden
She was buried in an unmarked grave at Hillingdon Cemetery.
Baigent, Elizabeth. “Kate Marsden: 1859–1931”. Geographers Biobibliographical Studies, edited by Hayden Lorimer and Charles W. J. Withers, Continuum, pp. 63-92.
After she died, Emily Norris described her in a private letter as the noblest and best of women.
Baigent, Elizabeth. “Travelling bodies, texts and reputations: the gendered life and afterlife of Kate Marsden and her mission to Siberian lepers in the 1890s”. Studies in Travel Writing, Vol.
, No. 1, pp. 34-56.
Norris donated a portrait...
Family and Intimate relationships Kate Marsden
Scholar Elizabeth Baigent notes that KM depended financially on the sisters and describes Emily Norris as the author's companion and support for nearly 30 years. The precise nature of their intimacy is unclear: Baigent reports...
Occupation Kate Marsden
During this trip, KM encountered leprosy for the first time and dedicated herself to treating patients who suffered from it. Her supervisor reported that she cared for sick nurses rather than wounded Russian soldiers. Emily Norris
Residence Kate Marsden
KM returned permanently to England by 1904 and shared homes with two sisters, Emily Lloyd Norris and A. M. Norris, in several places. They were living in St-Leonards-on-Sea in 1910, on the Isle of...


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