1890s People
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Olive Custance
By Sarah Parker
Olive Eleanor Custance was born on February 7, 1874, the eldest daughter of Colonel Frederic Hambledon Custance and Eleanor Constance Jolliffe. Her family were wealthy members of the landed gentry, descended from Sir Francis Bacon, and she grew up at their country seat, Weston Old Hall, Norfolk.