What we Know About Alice
Alice is born to Henry Carr (a Vice-Admiral in the royal navy) and Rose Glyn. They lived in London in Chelsea
Alice is married in Paddington
Alice writes her first novel.
"The Idyll of the star flower: an allegory of life".
Alice writes her second novel: "A Woman of Tomorrow".
1910 - 1930
Alice is involved with the suffragette movement and is a strong supporter for women's rights.
She sets up "The Camelot Club" which opens on Sundays to help women socialise and to provide a hot meal.
Alice is logged in the 1911 census as being a single boarder aged 44 living in Tunbridge Wells
Alice sadly dies suddenly in Tunbridge Wells. Cause unknown.
Lois Twenlow, Alice's long time friend and companion dies
The Alice Coralie Glyn houses are built.
Other Useful Links
- The Welwyn Garden City Housing Association – WGC Housing Association
- About Alice Hertsmere memories
- Local historian review of Alice – Herts Memories
- The Charity Commission Website entry for Alice Coralie Glyn Homes – Charity Commission
- Literary references to Alice’s books – Victorian Books
- Additional literary references to Alice’s work – Science Fiction Encyclopedia